Employee Spotlight: Nicholas Burgoyne, RA


Nicholas Burgoyne, RA, is an Architect at KCCT. He specializes in government and residential buildings and has spent the majority of his 20-year career in the DC metro area designing local and international projects for a wide variety of clients under several different construction delivery methods. His ability to navigate a diverse portfolio stems from his client-focused design approach and mentality that his role is to help clients realize their dreams.  Nicholas has always had an interest in building things and the process of making them work within a set of constraints.

Nicholas is an avid runner, rock climber, and photographer. Building things doesn’t stop at work for Nicholas. He is also converting a closet to a bathroom in his basement at home.


What made you want to be a Designer?

I have always liked the idea of building things and the process of making a something work within a set of constraints.


How has KCCT helped you in your career development?

KCCT has helped me develop my skills as a designer, learning new tools and skills to help me design better.


What project are you most proud of at KCCT? Why?

Cairo Master Plan, it has been a challenging project and sometimes these feel the most rewarding.


What is the most important bit of information about you that you would want a client to know?

My goal is always to help our clients realize their vision.    


If you had to pick one strength you bring to the team, what would it be?

Versatility, I have a lot of different experiences and sometimes they are useful.


What motivates you at work?

Learning new things.


What is your most-used productivity hack?

Podcasts or music help keep me focused on even the most mundane tasks.


What do you like to do in your free time? Or hobbies?

I am an avid runner, rock climber and amateur photographer. I also like to build things, currently my big project is converting a closet to a bathroom in the basement of my house.

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