Kevin Kennedy AIA, founding partner of Cluck, formed the company in 2004. Kevin is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and has been practicing architecture and design for over 20 years.

With projects ranging from furniture to full scale urban planning, Kevin’s deliberate approach to design consistently renders beautiful and functional results, regardless of scale or scope. His work has been published and has received numerous design awards.

As a lead designer and project architect for Shook Kelley, Kevin gained experience in many areas including furniture design, retail and storefront design, corporate office, mixed use, and urban planning.

Kevin is a licensed architect, and has been a Guest Professor at UNCC, teaching design and methods of digital representation. He also frequently lectures and critiques student work.

Contact: kevin (at)


Bachelor of Arts in Architecture
University of North Carolina
at Charlotte 1996

Bachelor of Architecture
University of North Carolina
at Charlotte 1997

Prior Work Experience
Shook Kelley
Charlotte, NC 1994-2004

Harris Teeter Supermarkets
Matthews, NC 1988 – 1994

Pre-Cluck life

A sampling of pre-Cluck project experience, 1994-2004
Shook Kelley Project Architect

Roush Racing
Gallery / Retail Store
Concord, NC

1515 Elizabeth Avenue
Office Building
Charlotte, NC

Hearst Plaza
Retail Plaza
Charlotte, NC

Mint Museum of Craft + Design
Museum Shop
Charlotte, NC

gallery WDO
Art Gallery
Charlotte, NC

Objects + Ideas
Shook Kelley gallery show at WDO
Charlotte, NC

Chiron America
North American Headquarters
Charlotte, NC

Biltmore Park
One Town Square Office Building
Asheville, NC

Morrison Plantation
Retail Center
Mooresville, NC

Harris Teeter Express, Myers Park
Grocery Store
Charlotte, NC

Harris Teeter, Sandy Plains
Grocery Store
Atlanta, GA

Cornelius Retail, Phase 01
Retail Center
Cornelius, NC


Pre-Cluck, personal awards

2004 AIA Charlotte Honor Award
Chiron America 

2004 AIA / Business Journal Bottom Line Award
Hearst Plaza

2002 AIA Charlotte Honor Award
Shook Kelley Charlotte Office

2001 AIA Charlotte Honor Award (Unbuilt)
Chiron America

1998 AIA Charlotte Honor Award
Cornelius Town Center

1997 Computer Graphics Prize
UNCC, 1997

CSI Fifth Year Honor Fellowship
UNCC, 1996/1997

Emerging Leader Award
Shook Design Group, 1996

‚Äč1994 ACSA Award
Head Start Schools Competition



Design First:
Design-Based Planning for Communities
Architectural Press, 2004

Vectorworks 11 Packaging
Renderings of Chiron America and Hearst Tower Plaza

Digital Architecture:
Tips and Techniques from 50 Top Designers
McGraw-Hill, 1999

Hybrid Drawing:
(Techniques by Contemporary Architects and Designers)
John Wiley and Sons, 1999