Trevor VanConant recently became the only Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) certified Construction Contract Administrator (CCCA) in the state of South Dakota. This area of achievement demonstrates VanConant’s superior knowledge and understanding of the construction process. “Trevor works not only hard, but smart,” said Stacey McMahan, Koch Hazard Architects President. “This recent certification highlights his personal commitment to professional development within the design industry and the work of our firm,” said Stacey McMahan.
Becoming CCCA certified requires a commitment to keeping well-informed of new developments in construction and to abide by the certification declaration. The CSI is an organization that keeps and changes the standardization of construction language as it pertains to building specifications. CSI is the construction community’s authority on communication and construction documentation. VanConant’s certification allows Koch Hazard Architects to continue its commitment to providing a high level of service to its clients for all types of construction projects.
VanConant has been with Koch Hazard Architects since 2013 and is set to celebrate his five-year anniversary with the company in June. He has an Associate of Applied Science: Architectural Engineering Technology degree from Southeast Technical Institute and is an Autodesk Certified Professional. VanConant has worked on a wide variety of projects including: Huether Family Match Pointe, Zuercher Technologies, New Residence Hall on the University of Sioux Falls campus, Venture Elementary School in Tea, City of Sioux Falls City Administration building, Stockwell office and the St. Francis House. VanConant is a member of the Minnehaha County Historical Society Board of Directors. He and his wife Abbie are expecting their first child in August.
Koch Hazard Architects has been assisting clients in attaining their visions for over 57 years. The firm focuses its energies and expertise on architecture, planning and interior design. Koch Hazard has pioneered sustainable facility design in the state of South Dakota, designing the first LEED Gold, LEED Platinum renovation and new building projects, along with 15 other LEED projects at various levels of certification. Over the past 20 years, Koch Hazard has won more than half of the state’s design awards granted annually by AIA South Dakota.