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
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
• US Federal Courthouse, Library Addition/Renovation
GBQC, Philadelphia, PA
BOWER LEWIS THROWER, Philadelphia, PA
CRS SIRRINE, Washington, D.C.
Member Delaware County Planning Commission, 2019 -
Member Carpenters' Company of Philadelphia, 2012
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
Pennsylvania Certified Women/Minority Business Enterprise