Faculty/Staff Profiles

Kevin RenzKevin Renz, Associate Dean of Interior Design & Sustainable Design
Visual and Performing Arts

Email: krenz@endicott.edu
Phone: 978-232-2202
Office Location: Center for the Arts
Office Number: 214
Office Hours: By Appointment


Courses

ID 490 Senior Thesis II

ID 200 Construction + Materials I

IDi 510 Interior Environments I: Graduate Studio

IDi 542 Building Systems + Integrsted Design

ID 510A Graduate Studio

ID 511/512/611/612 FORUM I, II, III,IV

ID 580/680/681 Education Pracicum I,II,III

ID 589 Graduate Thesis II

ID 590 Graduate Thesis III

ID 690 Graduate Dissertation III

 

Campus Involvement

Member: Graduate Curriculum Committee, Graduate School of Professional Studies. 

Member: Campus Sustainability Committee

Biographical Profile

Kevin Michael Renz, IDEC, NCIDQ Certified was appointed Associate Dean of the Department of Interior Design at Endicott College in January 2011 after Chairing the Undergraduate Interior Design program for eight years. He oversees both the graduate degree programs and  the undergraduate interior design programs.

Currently Associate Dean Renz is undertaking coursework for a Doctorate in Ecological Building Practices at Cardiff Metropolitan University, Cardiff, Wales, UK, focusing on Organic Architecture. He received his Master of Science Degree in Architecture from the University of Wales | Welch School of Architecture, Cardiff, UK, where his studies included environmental design of buildings and passive design. His dissertation focused on the daylight strategies of Frank Lloyd Wright. He holds a Master of Architecture and Master of Ecological Design from SFIA specializing in nature base design. Mr. Renz received his Bachelor of Architectural Studies Degree from the prestigious Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture, where he concentrated his studies on the principles of organic architecture and environmentally sensitive design.

Mr. Renz is a professional member of IDEC (Interior Design Education Council) and NCIDQ Certified (National Council for Interior Design Qualification). He has lectured and taught at the Boston Architectural College, Savannah College of Art & Design, and the New England School of Art and Design. Mr. Renz was the Graduate Student Architectural Research Chair and Tutor at the Welch School of Architecture. In addition to his academic credentials, he has over 15 years of professional experience in the fields of architecture, sustainable design, and interior design. He spearheaded sustainable design at Kallmann McKinnell & Wood Architects. Mr. Renz has traveled extensively throughout Europe, North America, and Middle America providing a global perspective to his design philosophy.