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October 2015
Keast & Hood Opens Charlottesville Office

The excitement is building and we are pleased to announce the opening of our new office in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Bringing decades of experience in new design and historic preservation, Keast & Hood looks forward to serving our clients in the Charlottesville area and throughout Virginia directly from our new office at:

418 East Main Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902


Craig D. Swift, SE, LEED AP® rejoins Keast & Hood to direct our new Charlottesville, VA office.

Craig D. Swift, SE, LEED AP® has proven himself in over a decade of experience as a well-rounded engineer, an organized project leader, and a creative structural designer. With a keen interest in architectural design and history as well as strong experience collaborating with and representing the owner and contractor perspectives, Craig seeks to understand the goals of the entire project team and craft a structural solution that unites them.

In an initial tenure with Keast & Hood starting in 2010, Craig was an influential member of the Washington, DC office and was promoted to Associate in 2014 in recognition of his unique holistic approach. After a brief absence, Craig is rejoining the firm to lead the new Charlottesville office.

Craig’s career has included extensive involvement with new construction, historic structures, and seismic analysis, design, and retrofit in the U.S. and abroad. His key recent projects include earthquake repairs at the Baltimore Basilica, Haiti’s Gymnasium Vincent, and the Sherman Building in Washington DC; as well as historic renovations at Virginia Tech, Gettysburg College, and the University of Virginia’s UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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