J. Kenny Wieber Jr., P.E., LEED® AP BD+C, LFA

Principal

jkw2@altierisw.com

Ken Wieber has been in practice for over 20 years. He began working for Altieri as an intern, was made Principal in 2011, and leads one of Altieri’s five design studios. Ken has considerable expertise in the design of specialty mechanical systems serving highly controlled, architecturally challenging higher education, museum, and theatre and performing arts programs such as the Rabinowitz & Simpson Buildings at Princeton, Glenstone Museum, and Jazz at Lincoln Center. His expertise in sustainable systems design is evident in all of his projects, including David Zwirner Gallery, the first LEED®-certified commercial gallery in the U.S., and Glenstone Museum which achieved one LEED® Platinum certification and two LEED® Gold certifications. His portfolio also includes systems designs for significant historic buildings including Folger Shakespeare Library and the Museum of the City of New York. 

Ken brings expansive creativity to his projects, along with a highly collaborative approach. His management style emphasizes open communication and a shared goal of achieving the architect’s and client’s vision. He received his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Lehigh University in 1999.

SELECT PROJECTS:

  • Bard College, Hessel Museum of Art and Center for Curatorial Studies, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
  • Calder Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
  • Colby College, Museum of Art, Waterville, ME
  • Colby College, Paul J. Schupf Art Center, Waterville, ME
  • Connecticut College, Palmer Auditorium, New London, CT
  • David Zwirner Gallery, New York, NY
  • Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington DC
  • Glenstone Museum, Potomac, MD
  • Jazz at Lincoln Center, New York, NY
  • Knights of Columbus Museum, New Haven, CT
  • MCC Theater, New York, NY
  • Milwaukee Public Museum and Betty Brinn Children’s Museum, Milwaukee, WI
  • Museum of the City of New York, New York, NY
  • Museum of Ice Cream, New York, NY
  • Neue Galerie, New York, NY
  • New York Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, New York, NY
  • Princeton University, Julis Romo Rabinowitz Building & Louis A. Simpson International Building, Princeton, NJ
  • Smithsonian Institution, Arts & Industries Building, Washington DC
  • Smith College, Alumnae House, Northampton, MA
  • Steinway Hall, Flagship Store, New York, NY
  • The Pennsylvania State University, Rec Hall, University Park, PA
  • The Pennsylvania State University, Student Enrichment Center, Harrisburg, PA
  • University of Michigan, Stamps Auditorium, Ann Arbor, MI
  • University of Michigan, Walgreen Drama Center, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Wellesley College, Pendleton West, Wellesley, MA
  • The Westmoreland Museum of American Art, Greensburg, PA
  • Yale University, Adams Center for Musical Arts, New Haven, CT