A. Quay Thompson, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP


Quay Thompson, a LEED Accredited Professional and a Registered Architect in New York and Pennsylvania, brings great organization, energy, and team-like camaraderie to each project that he leads. Joining HOLT in 2005, Quay focuses on educational facilities design and has worked on over 75 projects on campuses throughout New York State. Quay's experience, dedication to the goals and visions of his clients, and knowledge of leading edge architectural concepts brings success to each of his projects.

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  • B. Arch, Cornell University


  • Registered Architect: New York, Pennsylvania
  • LEED Accredited Professional
  • National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB)


  • American Institute of Architects (AIA)
  • National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB)
  • Society for College & University Planning (SCUP)
  • Association of Higher Education Facilities Officers
  • USGBC Council Local Chapter


  • “How a 21st Century Learning Commons Can Change Your Campus”, SUNY/PPAA Summer Conference, Buffalo, NY
  • “Passing the Baton: From Sustainable Design to Sustainable Occupancy”, National SCUP Conference
  • Panelist, NY Upstate Chapter - American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) “Integrating Site Design & Architecture on a
    LEED Platinum Project”
  • Guest Lecturer, Ithaca College,
    “Climate Action Research Teams”, IC2 Physics Department course
  • Guest Lecturer, Alfred State “Understanding the LEED rating system” Architectural Department Lecture Series
  • CNY Green Building Symposium, “LEED Building Design Opportunities”
  • American Society of Landscape Architects, Cornell University, “Integrating Site Design & Architecture on a LEED Platinum Project”
  • AIA NYS Convention, “Successful BIM Implementation”
  • Environmental Design + Construction Magazine September 2007 “Towards a Sustainable Campus.”

Visiting Critic

  • Hobart William Smith College
  • Alfred State University
  • Ithaca College
  • Cornell University Design and Environmental Analysis

Outreach and Community Service

  • Board Trustee Clemens Center