Who We Are
About Urban Bobcat Architects
We are small, focused; we are efficient, nimble, and creative, and we are always adapting.
We know, we know. It’s an unusual name for an architecture firm, but we feel we share many of these critical characteristics with our namesake. And after our first encounter, we think you will find that we are much more than a conventional architecture firm.
Matt Green, AIA, NCARB
“The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality. The last is to say thank you. In between, the leader is a servant.” - Max DePree
Matt is an architect and program manager. His number one objective is providing effective solutions for his clients. He possesses excellent organization and communication skills. The commitment placed on every project he touches is unparalleled. The majority of his project experience is in commercial and retail architecture. Managing complex projects for large retail clients in multiple states has been Matt’s core expertise for the past several years. He is registered as an architect in Texas and Oklahoma.
Matt earned his undergraduate degree from Texas A&M University’s College of Architecture and he received his Master of Architecture from the University of Texas at Arlington.
Matt currently serves as the TxA Director for the Fort Worth Chapter of the American Institute of Architects.
Kris Calvert, AIA, NCARB
“There’s so much beauty around us for just two eyes to see. Everywhere I go I’m looking.” - R. Mullins
Kris is an architect, designer, and photographer. His elite design instincts and strong sense of light, scale, texture and space bring a valuable aesthetic quality to any project. His architectural background is in Church, Office, Industrial, Medical and Residential projects. He is registered as an architect in Texas and Tennessee.
Kris also earned his undergraduate degree from Texas A&M University’s College of Architecture and he received his Master of Architecture from the University of Texas at Arlington.
Kris currently serves as the President of the Fort Worth Chapter of the American Institute of Architects.
James Nader, FAIA
James is a Principal Architect and responsible for client interface, project planning, organization and leadership in the firm to meet project goals. James has over 40 years of experience in the field of architecture. He has significant expertise in municipal, commercial, theme park and industrial architecture as well as in the renovation and alteration of existing buildings.
James is a Fellow of the American institute of Architects and a graduate from Texas Tech University. James is committed to making architectural services accessible to social service agencies, church congregations and community. He is a spirited, committed volunteer, a principled leader in the Institute, and an exemplary ambassador for the profession.
James is a past president of both the Texas Society of Architects and the Fort Worth Chapter of the American Institute of Architects.