Alexis Kurtz


Over the tenure of her consulting career, Alexis has been involved in a wide range of projects, having experience in the field of architectural acoustics and sustainable design. She is a specialist in the acoustic design of educational facilities, healthcare buildings, museums, and transportation facilities, as well as a project manager for multi-disciplinary teams, supervising the project from visioning through to opening.
Among her diverse portfolio, Alexis was the consulting team PM and Acoustic Design Lead for The Clark Art Institute’s Stone Hill Arts & Conservation Center. She was an acoustic design team member for the Adrienne Arsht Center in Miami, and the lead acoustician for Deerfield Academy’s Math Science & Technology Center. Alexis’ most recently completed projects include the Classroom Building at Virginia Tech, the Edward St. John Teaching & Learning Center at the University of Maryland, Peterson Hall at George Mason University, and the Jamail Lecture Hall at the Columbia School of Journalism.
A LEED Accredited Professional, in 2007 she was appointed to the LEED Indoor Environmental Quality Technical Advisory Group and Acoustics Working Group which re-wrote the acoustic Prerequisite and Credit in LEED for Schools, and authored acoustic credits in LEED Healthcare, New Construction, and Commercial Interiors. Alexis is a 2010 National Peer in the US GSA Design Excellence and the Arts Program. National Peers are identified as distinguished private-sector design professionals who are selected to be critical voices in the formal review of all Federal government projects within the Design Excellence and the Arts Program. In 2013, CSE Magazine highlighted Alexis as one of the rising stars of the industry, in their 40-Under-40 Issue. She is a member of the Institute of Noise Control Engineers, and the Acoustic Society of America’s Technical Committee on Architectural Acoustics. Alexis is recognized as a leader in the field of acoustics and sustainability.