Kenton McCoy AIA Design Principal | Smith Edwards McCoy Architects


  • 1974 Bachelor of Fine Arts, magna cum laude, Colgate University
  • 1978 Master of Architecture, University of Pennsylvania

Professional Affiliations:

  • Registered Architect: State of CT 1982
  • Member: American Institute of Architects
  • Member: AIA CT
  • Member: Commission on Design, AIA CT

Current Civic Involvement:

  • Chairman, Collinsville Historic District Commission
  • Secretary, Canton Artists Guild Board of Directors
  • Member, CARE

Professional Experience:

  • 1979 – Present -Principal, Senior Vice President, Smith Edwards McCoy Architects
  • 1978 Designer,William Ciotti Associates, Philadelphia, PA
  • 1977 Designer/Draftsman, Galliher and Schoenhardt, Simsbury, CT

Summary of Experience:
Joining Smith Edwards Architects in 1979, Kent McCoy has played the central role in shaping and defining the design direction of the firm. His interest in the design of educational facilities, has won him acclaim both in Connecticut and with nationally recognized educators. Kent McCoy is responsible for the conceptual design of all office projects and oversees the firm’s design product selection as well as its graphic materials. The body of his work ranges from house designs, campus planning, renovations and additions, to the design of nationally recognized school projects.
In order to broaden the base of his understanding of architectural and urban design, McCoy has traveled