Harry Kendall’s work, as both a practitioner as professor, has notably contributed to and influenced NYC’s urban fabric. Often as the firm’s spokesperson in countless public hearings and design proposals, he has been instrumental in developing design narratives that support an intriguing dialogue between traditional and contemporary architecture. He believes that this sense of creative continuity between past and present of real and lasting benefit to a social compact made possible by genuine civic engagement.
Thirty-eight years after co-founding BKSK Architects, Harry has shifted to Partner Emeritus status, and is playing an active consulting role. He assists with a range of projects, especially those involving complex regulatory and context-driven preservation issues. Both inside the office and out, he remains deeply engaged, as a resident of Manhattan and Columbia County, NY, with historic and cultural issues of NYC and the surrounding region.