Kraus-Fitch Architects has over fifty years of collective experience in progressive architectural design. Both Mary Kraus and Laura Fitch are LEED™ 2.0 Accredited Professionals, certified by the U.S. Green Building Council.
The firm is nationally recognized for their extensive experience in cohousing; Mary Kraus was a founding board member of the Cohousing Network (now the Cohousing Association of the United States). The firm also designs residential, commercial, and educational projects, and Laura Fitch is particularly noted for her work on several award-wining elementary schools.
Mary Kraus AIA, LEED AP BD+C
My interest in architecture originally stemmed from my concern for environmental issues and alternative energy. Working on the construction of a solar house during my first year in college, I was inspired to pursue architecture as a positive way to address these issues. read more
Laura Fitch AIA, LEED AP BD+C
I have enjoyed a meaningful and multi-faceted career in architecture, designing many building types from small additions to large municipal projects. Throughout this I have endeavored to integrate quality design with my keen interest in environmental and socio-economic issues. read more