Matthew Murphy | U.S. Green Building Council
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Matthew Murphy

  • AP-Homes Certified
Kansas City, MO

A passionate Architect with KEM STUDIO in Kansas City Matt Murphy graduated from Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design with a BFA degree in Interior Architecture.

His educational and personal background in fine arts provides a unique lens
to approach Architecture through multiple facets of creative and critical
thinking. Matt's ability to take broad issues and break them down into
feasible components combined with his strong management background allows him
to contribute greatly to Architecture and community.

An unwavering desire to achieve positive goals for Architecture, both
professionally and personally is what drives him.

Matt's work ethic, passion and enthusiasm for betterment and understanding of
this profession draw the respect of others, leading by example rather than
intimidation. He has the “innate ability to lead without effort.”

He continues to find his voice in this alliance of Architects by advancing
his leadership and managerial roles along with a multitude of AIA and USGBC
experiences. Matt strives to learn from opportunities and challenges as well
as benefit those around him with his experiences, opinions and talents.

It is important to understand what motivates someone on a personal level!
Here is a quick fire list of the things Matt loves: k, family, friends,
animals, the annual ice fishing trip, punk rock & folk music, painting,
buildings, Milwaukee, steel tip darts, gardening, beer, hockey, tattoos,
Minnesota Twins & Vikings, Dallas Stars, crossword puzzles, trains and

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