KTGY Architecture + Planning Names New Shareholder and Director in Denver
March 3, 2020
DENVER — KTGY Architecture + Planning, an international award-winning architecture firm, is pleased to announce that Nathan Sciarra, AIA, NCARB has been named a principal and shareholder of the firm and Leah Pitts, LEED AP has been named a director. Both are located in the firm’s Denver office. With six offices in the U.S. and one in India, these promotions and appointments add strength to the firms expanding services and solidify KTGY’s residential expertise.
“The talent at KTGY runs wide and deep and we are so pleased to recognize these individuals for their passion for design excellence, unwavering commitment to communities, clients and this firm, and their drive to continually push for better,” said Tricia Esser, CEO of KTGY. “Their commitment to forward-thinking and providing innovative solutions, technical excellence and superior service have elevated our work and the future of KTGY. We are pleased to recognize these dedicated professionals in this way.”
As a principal in KTGY’s Denver office, Sciarra assists with the day-to-day management of the office and leads the design team of multiple multifamily and mixed-use projects from conceptual site planning and product development through construction. He works hand-in-hand with a talented team of planners, designers and project managers in developing successful communities that meet clients’ design, market and financial goals. Sciarra has been in KTGY’s Denver office since its inception in 2006. Previously, he began his career with KTGY in Irvine, California focusing on single-family housing in Las Vegas, Nevada. Sciarra actively attends and has spoken at numerous industry events, written expert articles and has frequently been quoted in industry publications on the latest trends and newest developments in the housing market. He is a licensed architect in Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, Tennessee, Utah and Washington.
Pitts has 15 years of architectural experience and manages multiple projects throughout all phases from schematic design to construction. She excels at maintaining strong client relationships, including analyzing client needs and developing architectural solutions to address those needs. Pitts joined KTGY in 2011 and most recently held the position of project manager.
Some of KTGY Denver’s notable, recent projects include:
Capitol Square Apartments is a new six-story, 103-unit income-restricted apartment community development proposed by Mile High Development and Brinshore Partnership at the corner of 13th Avenue and Sherman Street, a block south of the Capitol building.
Downtown Superior’s Main Street will be flanked by a brand-new, walkable 12-acre mixed-use development incorporating residential, commercial, civic, retail and restaurants being developed by Ranch Capital and Morgan Holdings in Boulder County. KTGY is the architect for ten residential, four commercial and four mixed-use buildings encompassing 382 residential units and over 70,000 square feet of commercial, retail and restaurant space.
The Met at Boulevard One, which is currently under construction by Metropolitan Homes, features 90 luxury condominiums and offers a collection of 10 thoughtfully designed floorplans and interior finishes located in Denver’s Lowry neighborhood. Design features include large patios and balconies, dual master suite options and flex spaces. The first move-ins are anticipated in spring 2020.
TriVista on Speer, a seven-story, 322-unit apartment community located on Speer in Denver’s Golden Triangle neighborhood, developed by Legacy Partners and USAA Real Estate, opened in 2019. TriVista features 14,000 square feet of amenity space, including a rooftop deck, wine cellar with individual lockers, game room, two-level fitness center, bicycle repair shop and coworking-inspired office space.
West Line Village Apartments, currently under construction, is integrated into the urban fabric of Lakewood, Colorado and draws on the design of the neighborhood’s new townhomes as well as the style of the existing 1950s-and 60s houses. By fusing these design elements, West Line Village Apartments helps knit the new homes into the neighborhood. Trailbreak Partners, Highland Development and TOD Partners are the development partners.
About KTGY Architecture + Planning
Founded in 1991, KTGY Architecture + Planning is a leading architecture and design firm focused on residential and mixed-use developments and neighborhood revitalization. KTGY seamlessly delivers innovation, artistry and attention to detail across multiple design studios, ensuring that clients and communities get the best the firm has to offer no matter the building type or location. KTGY’s architects and planners combine big picture opportunities, leading-edge sustainable practices and impeccable design standards to create memorable destinations of enduring value. KTGY serves clients worldwide from offices located in Chicago, Denver, Irvine, Los Angeles, Oakland, Pune (India) and Tysons. See www.ktgy.com.