Karissa has been an important member of the DBVW team for over fifteen years and has worked on numerous project types. She is a leader in both our multifamily residential and schools practices. With her experience working with non-profit housing developers to create affordable and market rate multi-family developments and helping school departments to reimagine their educational facilities, Karissa is often a go to team leader for these types of projects. When she joined the firm in 2006, her first assignment was working on the design of DBVW’s new offices; not an easy task when you consider the “client” was 30 architects and designers. Karissa’s known by clients for her dedication to each project, friendly attitude, and excellent communication skills.
Wanted to be an architect since:
Her first set of Legos...40 years later and she still plays with them
Can recite thousands of movie quotes and song lyrics
Karissa bakes over a thousand cookies each December
Email Karissa E. Kuhns, AIA, LEED AP