In Memory of Tom Twohey
Washington, DC (August 2017)
THOMAS L. TWOHEY, AIA local architect and founding principal of KCCT, passed away on July 31, 2017 after a brief illness. A graduate of the University of California Berkley where he studied architecture, Tom went on to a successful career in the offices of Rex Allen, Hugh Stubbins, and Harry Weese. As KCCT Principal for business operations he helped the firm grow from a Washington DC startup of seven to a staff of 70. With more than 55 years of professional experience, Tom managed major domestic historic building renovations including the National Building Museum Modernization and the New Facades for the Ariel Rios Building on Pennsylvania Avenue.
Tom was also a founding director of KCCT International, a sister company specializing in large international planning projects and urban mass transit systems. The company’s urban transportation projects include work in London, Seoul, Pusan, Taipei, Kaohsiung, Bangkok, Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, and Baghdad. After his retirement in 2013, Tom continued his travels and took great pride in showing the world to his grandchildren.
Washington DC based KCCT is a multi-disciplinary design firm focused on planning, architecture, and interior design in urban environments. The firm’s unique practice features a regional portfolio of prominent new development, renovations and infrastructure in Washington’s Federal Core, and an international component including fourteen new US Diplomatic facilities and worldwide projects in more than 160 cities.