Team Contact

Giamportone Design and their teams represent expertise, commitment and long-term project experience. 

Keith Giamportone, A.I.A, LEED BD+C




Keith Giamportone, AIA, LEED AP is the founder and a Principal at Giamportone Design, a firm focused on sustainable design and consulting. Keith has more than 25 years experience and more than twenty years in Healthcare, both in Hospitals and Medical Office Buildings.  Keith has woked on numerous Institutional, Commercial and Residential Projects, including University, Science and Technology, Office Buildings, Museums, Parking Structures, Schools, Conference Centers, Wellness Centers, and Single Family Homes. He has also worked on Master Plans for Healthcare, Commercial  and University campuses.


He was previously a Partner at BJAC, a 30 person architecture firm in Raleigh, NC and the Director of Design and Director of Sustainability for the firm.  While there Mr. Giamportone led the effort to bring green design to buildings in healthcare, K-12, university, office and museum projects. Sustainable projects Keith designed or led while at BJAC include the Randolph Hospital Outpatient & Cancer Center , Tryon Palace History & Education Museum and Visitor Center, The Museum of Life and Science expansion in Durham, NC,  North Carolina State University Polk Hall Addition, Enloe High School Addition, Wayne Memorial Hospital Dining and a LEED evaluation of the Meredith College Mathematics & Science Building.


He has presented at UNC Chapel Hill, NCSU, Meredith College, Lehigh University, Norwich University, Duke University, The Symposium for Healthcare Conference, and a Project Kaleidoscope Workshop. Keith has led a Green Charette for Peacehaven Farm in Whitsett, NC,  and was part of the team for the Green Charette for Advanced Energy - NC Sustainable House Design Competition, as well as being a judge.  Mr. Giamportone has been a critic at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, NCSU and Lehigh University. Keith has taught at the Yestermorrow Design/ Build School in Vermont since 1984 and currently teaches a Sustainable Design course there. 




Master of Architecture

Massachusetts Institute of Technology 

Chamberlain Prize for Design

Bachelor of Science in Art & Design

Massachusetts Institute of Technology 


Architecture Registrations




American Institute of Architects

NC AIA and NC AIA Committee on the Environment

AIA Triangle Chapter 

US Green Building Council

Past Board Member/Treasurer of the NC Triangle Chapter USGBC

Energy Star Partner

Wake County Energy Advisory Committee

Yestermorrow Design/Build School Faculty


NC Design/Build Award - Randolph Hospital Outpatient and Cancer Center

Anthemion Award for Adaptive Reuse - BJAC office (BJAC)

2002 Educational Design Showcase - Carnage Middle School – Outstanding Architecture and Design in Education (BJAC)

PCI Award –Harvard Medical School New Teaching Facility

      Blue Cross/Blue Shield CT–Parking Deck(Ellenzweig team)       

Associated Builders & Contractors – Fifty West Office Bldg – Outstanding Project 1990 (Cooper Carry team) 



“Workshop for Facility Decision Makers on the Value of Life-Enhancing Healthcare Design” Journal of Healthcare Design, Vol IX: 1997