Kenneth Hobgood received a Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Kentucky in 1977 and a Master of Architecture degree from Yale University in 1980. At the University of Kentucky’s College of Design, he studied under Julian Fuentes (chief architectural assistant to modernist master Le Corbusier). Before he founded Kenneth Hobgood Architects in Raleigh, NC in 1992, he worked under the direction of Mack Scogin at Heery International in Atlanta (now principal of Mack Scogin Merrill Elam Architects). He has served as visiting critic/lecturer at Auburn University, Carnegie Mellon, Georgia Tech, and the University of Kentucky. He has also been an adjunct professor of architecture design at North Carolina State University’s College of Design since 1988.
In 1997, Kenneth received the Kamphoefner Prize from the NCSU College of Design for “consistent integrity and devotion to modern architecture.” With a $10,000 cash award, the prize is consid ered the most prestigious award a modernist architect can receive in the state of North Carolina. In 2008, he was inducted into the AIA’s elite College of Fellows. As a Fellow, he is recognized nationally for his progressive, conceptual body of work in modern architecture.
Alan Tin joined HA in 2004. Alan graduated from the University of Kentucky with a Master of Architecture degree after remaining on the Dean’s List throughout his six years there. Alan won the AIA Henry Adams Medal for excellence in architecture and completed his studies as the highest ranked student in his class.
Alan has served as project architect for the Villa Al Bahar in Kuwait, and has been a key contributor in several of the firm’s major, most innovative and minimalist projects: including the Trios Restaurant in Atlanta, the Aldridge Residence in Raleigh, the Bugg Residence in Durham, the Collins Residence in Raleigh, and the Hansen House in Durham.
Paul Hobgood joined KHA in 2009 after receiving his Master’s degree in Architecture from North Carolina State University’s College of Design. Paul received a Bachelor of Art degree in History from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1998.
In 2003, Paul attended Career Discovery at the Harvard Graduate School of Design. In 2004 he enrolled in North Carolina State University’s College of Design. He graduated with a Masters in Architecture in 2008. He was a finalist for the Kamphoefner Honor Fellowship, an annual award that recognizes the College’s outstanding Master of Architecture student.
Paul has served as a design architect on a number of the firm’s innovative, modern, award-winning projects, including the Beanie + Cecil retail store, the Lee Jones House, and the Aldridge Residence. He was also one of the lead designers on the firm’s submission to the NC AIA headquarters building design competition.
Patrick Hobgood joined KHA in 2013. He received his Master’s degree in Architecture from Harvard University in 2006 and his Bachelor's degree in Architecture from the University of Kentucky in 2004.
Since joining KHA Patrick has served as the lead architect on a number of recent projects, including the E Martin St residential tower in downtown Raleigh, the Ark Royal, a boutique hotel in Raleigh's warehouse district, and the Al-Shaya Event Pavilion located in Kuwait City, Kuwait.
Prior to joining KHA Patrick spent 7 years working for Rem Koolhaas’s Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA) in New York City under the direction of Shohei Shigematsu. During his time with OMA Patrick was a key contributor on a number of award winning projects, including Cornell University’s Milstein Hall, The Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, and the Plazas at Santa Monica. Patrick served as the Project Architect for the Marina Abramovic Institute in Hudson, New York as well as RPJ Sao Paulo, a 155,000m2 mixed use complex and OMA’s first major commission in South America.
Patrick has served as a guest design critic at IUAV in Venice Italy, Harvard University, Columbia University, Cornell University, Parsons School of Design, the University of Virginia, North Carolina State University, and the University of Kentucky.