Claudia S. Cueto, AIA, Principal

As principal-in-charge for CuetoKEARNEYdesign, Claudia is the primary client contact and in charge of negotiations and contracts. She has been a practicing architect for over 30 years with an emphasis on residential and institutional work including interior architecture, millwork, finishes and furniture. She has a particular expertise in client relations and working with users groups. She has worked closely with a number of institutions on classroom and office programming.  She has provided services to a wide range of university clients, including Princeton University, the University of Pennsylvania, Widener University and Swarthmore College, as well as private clients.  Since founding CKd 15 years ago, she has directed a number of projects including the specifications,  coordination and installation of loose furniture for the New World Symphony in Miami Beach, designed by Frank Gehry.  She is fluent in Spanish

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THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA, Philadelphia, PA

​Master of Architecture



THE CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF AMERICA, Washington, D.C. 

Bachelor of Science in Architecture



CuetoKEARNEYdesign, llc, Swarthmore, PA. July 2003-Present.

Principal in charge of Commercial and Institutional projects.



KRIEGER AND ASSOCIATES, Philadelphia, PA.

Associate in charge of institutional work. 

• Princeton Lewis Library, Princeton University, FF&E: Project Manager



VENTURI, SCOTT BROWN AND ASSOCIATES, Philadelphia, PA 

Director of Interiors, Project Manager for:

• Frist Campus Center Renovation and Addition, Princeton University

• Houston Hall Renovation, University of Pennsylvania
• Frank G. Wells Studio Production Bldg, Disney Corporation, 275,000 sf
• Mielparque Nikko Kirifuri Resort, Nikko Japan, 97 room resort

 

MARIA ROMANACH ARCHITECTS, Philadelphia, PA

Project Manager

• US Federal Courthouse, Library Addition/Renovation



GBQC, Philadelphia, PA

Staff Architect


BOWER LEWIS THROWER, Philadelphia, PA

Staff Architect

CRS SIRRINE, Washington, D.C.

Staff Architect

Member Delaware County Planning Commission, 2019 - present

Member Carpenters' Company of Philadelphia, 2012 - present

Board of Directors, AIA Philadelphia, 2009 – 2011

Zoning Hearing Board, Swarthmore, 2009 -- 2014
Board of Directors, Swarthmore Swim Club, 1999 - 2006
Adjunct Professor, Drexel University



Registered Architect: Pennsylvania and New Jersey

Member American Institute of Architects

NCARB Certified 

Pennsylvania Certified Women/Minority Business Enterprise

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CuetoKEARNEY design, LLC

110 Park Ave, Suite 1

Swarthmore, PA 19081

p: 610.544.1722     e:info@cuetokearney.com