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M. Architecture, New Jersey Institute of Technology
B. S., Sports Management, University of Massachusetts


Registrations: CT

Certifications: NCARB 

860 368.4273

Geoffrey Gaunt, AIA

K12 Private Schools

Associate Principal

Geoff has extensive experience in campus planning and implementation experience, focusing almost exclusively on Independent Education projects. He brings a personal touch to project management, ensuring projects are run smoothly and clients are feeling secure, emphasizing long term relationships over short term results; Geoff has enjoyed working with many return clients. While he is a skilled manager, Geoff is also a thoughtful planner and designer, with respect for context and the positive effect of campus fabric on the student experience. He has experience in campus planning at boarding and day schools, and has designed almost every type of facility typical to Independent Education campuses, including an indoor rowing facility, squash courts, dormitories, theaters, admissions buildings, innovation centers and more.



Notable Project

Kent School- Music Department & Mattison Auditorium 



Who is someone you admire and why?

“My Dad. He built a reputable, medium-sized architecture firm from the ground up, while making time for his family and friends. He was committed to the professional, personal, and civic roles in which he engaged, resulting in a positive impact on others and himself.”