Kevin Whalley – Principal Architect / Owner

kevin-whalley-principal-architect-ownerKEVIN WHALLEY, AIA, NCARB, SARA, has more than 34 years experience as a licensed ARCHITECT in design and construction.  As both a Nationally Registered Architect and previously as a Licensed Residential Builder, Kevin has extensive design and construction experience. His work can be seen extensively in Charleston since 1989, where Kevin has been responsible for over 420 custom home projects and several commercial office buildings. The value of this work is above 225 Million dollars. Kevin and the previous firms he has managed have been recognized with over 30 local and national awards for both Architectural Design and Construction excellence.

In 2013 Kevin joined Architecture Plus and together with his partner and associates have completed many new custom homes and commercial projects in the tri-county area of Charleston.

Kevin’s earlier work from 1978 -1988 were completed in Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, and Mexico, was completed as a principal /Owner at Kevin Whalley AIA and Associates in San Antonio, Texas. Clients during that time frame included the City of San Antonio, City of Converse, and the City of Live Oak. Awards received during that time frame included recognition from the City of Converse for outstanding construction administrative service.

Kevin’s past and present philanthropic and civic activities include:  Kiawah Island’s KICA- Maintenance and Repair committee, previous board member,Sea Island Habitat for Humanity, previous Board Member; American Institute of Architects; CRAN Steering Committee, previous board Member; Trident United way, previous committee member, National Home Builders Association and Charleston Trident Home Builders Association, previous board Member; Boy Scouts of America, previous scoutmaster and board member, Anchorage plantation architectural review committee; previous Chairman and has served on other community Architectural Review Boards.

Kevin’s architectural design work has been published in several local and national magazines’ including; Better Homes and Gardens, Charleston Home and Design magazine, Charleston Post and Courier, and Kevin has lectured for the Kiawah Island Community Association; on Natural Habitat site design and conservation techniques.

Kevin participates in several independent community, philanthropic  and private design projects and consults professionally as his time permits.

Kevin has been married for 37 years to Cindy Lou, and she was a registered Nurse for 33 years, now retired. They have two grown children; Mrs. Sarah Ashley Lang and Andrew Ellis. Both children are college graduates with a master’s degree in their respective fields in Aerospace and Computer engineering. Sarah is married to Jared Joseph Lang who is also an Aerospace engineer and they have one granddaughter ; Madison Ellis Lang, residing in los Angeles,CA. Andrew resides at Pawleys Island, SC.