Matthew Bartner AIA, LEED®AP BD+C

With an emphasis on sustainable design, Matt is in his second decade of professional practice working with academic and non-profit clients.

A Leader in Sustainable Design
A Principal and Chief Operating Officer of K&A, Matt brings both energy and experience to bear on projects of all sizes. As a Project Manager, he has successfully helped a number of institutions articulate and implement a vision for their built environment. With a primary focus on sustainability, Matt designed the first LEED® Silver on-campus student residence project in New Jersey, and recently completed a LEED® Silver renovation to an 85-year-old apartment building in downtown Philadelphia.

A Consummate Professional
Matt’s residential work has been featured in regional and national publications including the Philadelphia Inquirer and American Bungalow. He holds a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Penn State, where he was one of the first students to participate in the Raymond A. Bowers Program for Excellence in Design and Construction of the Built Environment. Matt also studied in Rome, Italy and at the Institute of Classical Architecture in New York.


  • Pennsylvania State University, B. Architecture
  • Architectural Foreign Studies Program, Rome
  • Institute of Classical Architecture, New York


  • Registered Architect: PA
  • LEED® Accredited Professional
  • American Institute of Architects (AIA)
  • American Institute of Architects (AIA), Best Practices Committee
  • Delaware Valley Green Building Council Member (DVGBC)
  • Council of Educational Facilities Planners
  • New Jersey Charter Schools Association