Kay Compton, AIA
Prior to founding Compton Design Office Kay spent the majority of her architectural career with NBBJ. Her design leadership experience spans more than 20 years in multiple markets and regions around the globe. As design partner at NBBJ, Kay led designs for some of the firms most important commercial, mixeduse, corporate and civic work. She was also in charge of the firm’s commercial and mixed-use practices globally. At Compton Design Office, Kay builds upon this experience and expertise. In addition to her visionary and strategic leadership on projects, Kay guides her clients and design teams to realize the potential of each project. Her unique ability to visualize complex problems as a series of solvable, realistic design challenges along with an eye for gathering talented teams to solve them, has established her reputation in the industry as a creative multi-scale problem solver.