Leonard Kady is a principal of Leonard Kady Architecture + Design in New York. Their work includes residential, commercial and retail projects in New York, Connecticut, nationally and abroad in: London, Paris and Prague. Their Architecture addresses the challenges of both modern design and historical context. They have reconstructed and restored structures dating back to the 12thC in Europe and 18thC in the US. Leonard worked at the architecture firms: Kohn, Pederson Fox and Byer, Blinder Bell on large scale institutional and public projects before founding his own firm.

Leonard earned his M. Arch. from the Graduate School of Design, Harvard and a B. Arch University of Toronto. He is actively involved with AIA national, in educational and organizational activities. Leonard is currently a member of the Documents Committee, and has served as: Vice Chair (2013-2015) Small Firm Round Table (National), Editor of AIA Kinetic a digital mobile publication App. (Section ‘‘Starting Your Own Firm’’), a member of AIA Materials Matter group (2014-2015), Chair (2012) AIA Small Project Practitioners Knowledge Community (SPP) and Jury Chair (2013) AIA design awards program.

Leonard has been quoted on design related subjects in a number of national publications including the Wall Street Journal. Leonard has been a speaker at the AIA Conventions in Chicago 2014, ‘‘Three-Dimensional Printing’’, Denver 2013, ‘‘Practice and Science of Prefabrication’’, Washington DC 2012, ‘‘Small Project Awards’’, New Orleans 2011, ‘‘New Orleans Cemeteries their History and Conservation’’, and BSA Residential Design and Construction Conference in Boston 2010, ‘‘Deliverables for Residential Projects’’ and has also served on review panels at: BAC Boston, Yale School of Architecture, and University of Toronto Faculty of Architecture. Outside of work, Leonard’s passions are his family, travel, photography, skiing, food & wine.