Eugene F. Schiavo, AIA, PP, LEED®AP

Principal / Director of Preservation

About Geno

As a Principal at K&A and Director of Preservation, Geno’s leadership reflects decades of experience and an approach to architectural design that is firmly rooted in a philosophy of sustainable design fused with a healthy respect for the past and a practical eye toward designing for the future. Geno leads with solid a expertise and architectural principles grounded in a philosophy of asset preservation, sustainable design and an emphasis on practical constructibility.

When he joined the firm in 1984, Geno brought, what was at that time, a rare expertise in the principles and practices of sustainable design. A published author of publications related to the concepts of green design, he continues to lead the firm and industry in the integration of practical sustainable design methodologies combined with sound architectural principles.


Geno’s passion for attending to the details of building construction has contributed to an extensive portfolio of award-winning projects that encompass historic preservation, adaptive reuse, rehabilitation, and new construction related to residential, institutional, healthcare, and commercial projects.