Kevin Deabler began studying design at North Carolina State University’s College of Design in Raleigh, North Carolina where he graduated with Bachelor degrees in Environmental Design in 1995 and Architecture in 1996. While enrolled at NCSU, Kevin also managed an internship with the sculptor Thomas Sayre and the architectural studio at Clearscapes PA.
After arriving in Boston in 1996, Kevin held positions at Benjamin Thompson Associates, Perry Dean Rogers, and CBT/Childs Bertman Tseckares. His project work included a theater complex in New York’s Times Square, the master planning of a new campus for Olin College, and several mixed-use urban developments in Greater Boston such as Russia Wharf and Kendall Square. At CBT, Kevin also worked as a project manager on high-profile museums with renowned architects such as Renzo Piano for the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Norman Foster for the Museum of Fine Arts- Boston, and Daly Genik for the Harvard University Art Museums.
In 2004, Kevin completed an MBA at Northeastern University. He and Eric J. Robinson founded RODE Architects in 2005. He is LEED accredited and brings to the firm a professional and organized approach to problem solving.