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Alan G. Kuniholm, AIA, LEED AP

One of the first architects in Maine to receive his LEED accreditation, and a past president of the Portland Society of Architects, Alan is known as an advocate for sustainable design and for his extraordinary design and drawing skills. His specialties include design of educational buildings, auditoriums, and courthouses, municipal planning, and adaptive reuse of historic structures.


  • Kansas State University, Manhattan Bachelor of Architecture, 1978; College of Engineering, 1978–79

  • University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 1972–1974, School of Engineering



  • LEED Accredited Professional, 2002

  • NCARB Certificate #45376, 1994

  • Maine, #2133, 1995; Massachusetts, #5991, 1984; New Hampshire, #2350, 1995; Rhode Island, #2371, 1997



  • Association for Learning Environments (formerly CEFPI), Lee J. Brockway Award 2015: Mt. Blue Campus, Farmington >

  • AIA Maine COTE 2015: Capital Judicial Center >

  • MEREDA Notable Projects 2015: Capital Judicial Center >

  • Maine Preservation, Historic Preservation Honor Awards:

2016: Ceremonial Courtroom, Kennebec County Court

2003: Lewiston District Court >

2002: Maine Criminal Justice Academy >

  • AS&U Architectural Portfolio 2003: Citation, Works in Progress: Kalikow Education Building, University of Maine Farmington



  • President, Portland Society of Architects, 2014–16, Vice-President, 2011–14

  • Founding member, Maine Chapter, U.S. Green Building Council. Board of Directors, 2003–06. Secretary, 2005–06. Green Schools Advocate, 2007–08