Sharing a passion for architectural design and client-based delivery are Martin Kimmel and Jim Bogrette, friends since architecture school and now Partners In Excellence.
Martin D. Kimmel, AIA
- Bachelor of Architecture, Temple University, magna cum laude
- Registered Architect: PA, DE, TX, FL, MD
- Member NCARB
Martin is a principal and co-founder of Kimmel Bogrette Architecture + Site, Inc. Martin has more than 30 years of architectural design, land planning, historic preservation/restoration and project management experience. Martin’s work spans a variety of building types, including higher education, municipal, ecclesiastical, corporate, healthcare, geriatric care, retail, industrial and residential projects, ranging in scale up to $150 million. His experience has been broadened by almost three years of training in a historic preservation and restoration firm in Philadelphia. Martin has a strong ability to take a project’s design goals and interpret them into a sound architectural design concept. His no-nonsense approach ensures that all projects are given special attention and care throughout the project’s life.
James F. Bogrette, AIA
- Bachelor of Architecture, Temple University
- Registered Architect: NJ, DE
Jim is a principal and co-founder of Kimmel Bogrette with 29 years of experience in a variety of project types, including private sporting/social clubs, higher education institutions, private schools, high-end residences, and civic buildings. From inception through construction and occupancy, Jim regularly designs and collaborates on projects ranging in scale with a focus on ensuring all our projects have pleasing proportions while developing the interior and landscape design into a holistic solution. By working with a client’s objectives and goals, leading the team of designers and focusing on timeless solutions, Jim is able to define and implement the appropriate design making each project unique. Extraordinary Solutions for Ordinary Budgets remains at the heart of every design, creating a result that maximizes design options while minimizing budgets. Jim was previously president of AIA Philadelphia as well as the Center of Architecture and continues to provide pro-bono design services to area non-profits while also advocating for sustainable design to elected officials, local business leaders and community organizations.