Colin Smith Architecture Inc. is a team of focused professionals committed to creating simple, artful and memorable places. Since its founding in 2002, Colin Smith Architecture has devoted a significant portion of its time and talent to developing a diverse portfolio of work, with an emphasis on custom homes, historic renovations and interiors. Our ability to work within traditional or modern forms of architecture & interiors has strengthened our sensibilities as designers. We are avid problem solvers who strive to coordinate all aspects of building design with the project team. We are passionate about employing our craft to create functional & beautiful space while seamlessly integrating architecture with the landscape and interior spaces. We engage in a meaningful dialogue with the project team, share our experience and bring objectivity & creativity to bear in solving complex issues. As such, we find solutions that hold value to our clients, the needs they reflect and craft beautiful spaces. This is critical to our mission as designers.
Colin Smith was born and raised in Upstate New York. He received his Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) in 1993 and graduated with Distinction from RISD with Bachelors in Architecture in 1994 where he received the Henry Adams Medal, the school's highest academic honor. He interned with the award-winning firms of Machado & Silvetti and Office dA. After graduating, Colin joined the practices of Robert Luchetti Associates and Kallmann McKinnell & Wood Architects, where he worked as a designer and project architect on numerous commercial, corporate, academic and institutional projects.
After earning his architectural license in 1999, Colin joined Margulies & Associates, where he was the senior designer for all architectural projects in the office, including a new 325,000 SF building for Blue Cross Blue Shield in Hingham, MA, with a construction cost in excess of $100M.
In 2002, Colin founded Colin Smith Architecture, Inc., an architecture, interior design and preservation firm in Lexington, Massachusetts. The firm's work spans a variety of building types requiring excellence in design. Regardless of the building type, method of construction or budget, the firm creates solutions that hold value to its clients and are meaningful to their surroundings.
Colin is a registered Architect in Massachusetts & Florida, is a member of the American Institue of Architects and is certified by the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards. Colin has been extensively involved with Lexington Town committees and organizations and has taught design and drawing studios at the Rhode Island School of Design and the Boston Architectural Center where he was an adjunct faculty member and thesis advisor respectively.
Massachusetts Architectural License #10314
Florida Architectural LIcense #98456
American Institute of Architects #30177810
NCARB Record #72164
Colin has been a resident of Lexington for over 20 years, where he currently resides with his wife and three children.