Kepes Architecture 10 years 

Happy to be celebrating the 10th anniversary of Kepes Architecture! Many thanks to all of the wonderful clients, contractors, craftspeople and suppliers I get to work with everyday, as well as to my beautiful wife, family and friends for all of their support! At the same time I am delighted to have my work featured on the cover of House …

Beautiful kitchen designed by Kepes Architecture

Design Build Cincy 2014

Please come visit my booth (#29) at the Design Build Cincy Show this Saturday and Sunday November 1 & 2, 2014. The show is at Music Hall, 1241 Elm Street in Over-The-Rhine. Show hours are 10 am – 5 pm both days, and I will be giving a presentation of my work @ 11 am on Saturday morning. For more information go …

Architecture design show

Design Build Cincy 2015

Stop by my booth (#29) at the Design Build Cincy Show this Friday, Saturday and Sunday, October 30, 31 and November 1. The show is at Music Hall, 1241 Elm Street in Over-The-Rhine. Show hours are 5-8 on Friday and 10-5 on Saturday and Sunday. See you there! For more information go to

Parrilla Kitchen

Located in Cincinnati, this current project will turn an early 20th century Spanish Revival detached carriage house/garage into an entertainment kitchen. The inspiration for this centered around the parrilla (origin: Argentina); a cooking grill whose grilling surface is raised or lowered over an open fire. Much of the design took cues from Argentinian and Latin architecture, culture and art. The …

Historic alterations made to Firehouse in Cincinnati, Ohio

Firehouse Alteration / Restoration

View @  Second Floor Open Office Space This Cincinnati Fire Department engine company building was originally constructed in the 1880’s. The conversion completed this year included restoring the original brick facades, adding an exterior courtyard, and converting the second floor to a private office. Thanks to DBGC General Contractor, Stephen Smith Associates Landscape Architect, and our wonderful client!

Modern mountain home reflects natural enviornment

7th Anniversary of Mountain House

Mountain House North Carolina March 1, 2013 marks the 7th anniversary of the founding of Kepes Architecture. This is a look back at the project that got things off the ground in 2006: The Mountain House near Cashiers, North Carolina, winner of a 2009 AIA CORA Award. Thanks again to my wonderful clients in North Carolina and to Mcmanus Construction, …

Modern interior remodel in Northern Kentucky

Kitchen Remodeling

This kitchen is part of a larger residential interior remodeling project located in Northern Kentucky and features a polished stainless steel range hood and custom wall niches to display the owner’s collectibles. Credit and thanks to Joe Stewart Builders LLC, Siematic Boston, and VoltageFurniture!

Design drawing for architectural remodel of home

Firehouse Alteration / Restoration

This  firehouse engine company building in Cincinnati was constructed in the 1880’s. The current conversion will include gutting the interior space, restoring the original brick facades and window openings, and adding a large skylight in a new open office space. This design view depicts the proposed second floor open office space.

Details of modernized bathroom

Master Bath Remodel

Recently completed, this project combined two existing spaces: a hall bath and a dressing room in an historic 1847 mansion located in Northern Kentucky. The existing space was “gutted” to brick walls and floor joists, and completely refitted.

Chapel Furniture Design

Water Font Designed by KepesArchitecture this is part of a set of furniture recently installed at the Mercy Clermont Hospital Chapel in Batavia, OH. Other pieces include an altar table, cross, candlesticks and ambo (lectern). Materials include clear finished mahogany, black lacquered wood, black painted steel, blue glass insets and the custom ceramic water vessel shown here. Thanks to Bench …