RKAA Principals

Robert W. Kubicek - AIA, NCARB

Owner

Brief Bio

 

Robert Kubicek is the founding Partner of RKAA and has over 40 years of experience with many national tenants including, but not limited to;  J.C. Penney, Sears, Kroger, Walgreen's, LA Fitness, K-mart, Burlington Coat Factory, Safeway, Albertson's, Ross, UPS, Fed-Ex, Chase Bank, UA Theaters, Public Storage, U-Haul, Staples, and PetSmart.  Robert Kubicek also has experience with Pre-schools (Prestige Preschools, Tutor Time) and Charter Schools.  He is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers, ICSC.

 

Robert’s role at RKAA is to ensure the success of a project, from start to finish.  He is the architect of record and takes great pride in what the firm has blossomed into over the years.  With his great attention to detail, he is able to ensure that the client is completely satisfied with the end result of their vision.  He works with the client to turn their dreams/design into a reality and in turn, many clients come back again and again because of this.

 

Education and Certification

  • Bachelor of Architecture / University of Arizona / 1970

  • Registered Architect / Arkansas, Florida, Kansas, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Tennessee, West Virginia, Arizona, Georgia, Louisiana, North Carolina, New Mexico, Pennsylvania, Texas, Wyoming, California, Idaho, Maryland, North Dakota, Ohio, South Carolina, Utah, Colorado, Illinois, Nebraska, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Virginia, Missouri, Washington, Indiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Wisconsin. NCARB Certification / 1987 

 

Market Segments

  • Corporate & Medical Offices

  • Preschool & Charter Schools

  • Multi Family & Single Family Residential

  • Malls, Specialties Centers and Power Centers throughout the USA

 

Areas of Expertise

  • Project Design and Programming

  • Land Planning, Zoning and Governmental Processing

  • Code Compliance

 

Community Involvement

  • Arizona Institute of Architects

  • Arizona Food Marketing Institute

  • International Council of Shopping Centers

  • Lambda Alpha International

  • Valley Partnership

Jorge A. Calderon - Assoc. AIA

Principal

 

Brief Bio

 

Jorge Calderon started his architectural career in 1985 in southern California and has been expanding his knowledge in this field ever since.  In July of 1993 he moved to Arizona and joined Robert Kubicek Architects to continue enhancing his career.  He has strong beliefs in developing and maintaining long lasting relationships with his clients.  Jorge is also fluent in Spanish.  He is a strong believer in the “team approach” with his staff.  His strengths are design and management.  With deliberate character, patience and technical abilities he is able to resolve any issues at hand to his client’s satisfaction.

 

Education and Certification

  • Orange Coast College / 1984

  • Golden West College / 1986

  • Currently pursuing Professional Registration in Arizona 

 

Market Segments

  • Athletic Facilities

  • Corporate Offices

  • Retail Centers

  • Charter Schools

  • Theatres

  • Interior Design

  • Medical Care

  • Hospitality
  • Readapt
  • Tenant Improvements

 

Steven A. Nosal - CSP

Vice President | Board Member

Brief Bio

 

Steve Nosal started his career in the grocery store business with his father back in 1970.  Steve continued building his experience after schooling, working in the grocery & restaurant business for many years to come. He has worked for a vast number of restaurants and grocers; for example, he worked for Macayo’s Mexican Food running the maintenance department & overseeing various construction projects.  He has worked for Smitty’s Food Stores in the maintenance department & later moved into their construction department.  He also worked for Fleming Foods - constructing Food-4-Less stores nationwide, as well as Fry’s Food Stores, constructing new stores.  Steve has been with RKAA since 2004 as the Construction Project Administrator & Project Manager.  In this role, he has overseen the completion of many projects including, but not limited to; Fry’s Food Stores, Walgreens, LA Fitness, Allstate Storage, The Vig, and Starbucks.

 

Steve’s role at RKAA is to ensure that the design goals of the client are met in the final build out and completion of the project.  He works closely with GC’s to help answer RFI’s and guide the project along smoothly.  His communication in this role is key to client satisfaction and he has developed outstanding relationships with many different general contractors throughout his career as a Construction Project Administrator.

 

 

Education and Certification

  • Degree in Refrigeration Heating Air Conditioning / Moorhead Area Vocational Institute / 1979

  • Degree in Construction Electricity / Moorhead Area Vocational Institute / 1981

  • Steam Engineering Certification / 1980

  • Certified Store Planner Certification / Food Marketing Institute / 1998

 

Market Segments

  • Supermarkets

  • Restaurants
  • Fitness Facilities
  • Storage Centers

  • Drug Stores

  • Medical Offices & Treatment Centers

  • Retail Stores

  • Charter Schools

  • Shopping & Strip Centers

 

Areas of Expertise

  • Construction Administration

  • Project Management

  • Refrigeration, Heating & Air Conditioning

  • Mechanical, Plumbing, & Electrical

  • Site Utilities

 

Community Involvement

  • Knights of Columbus

  • Diocese of Phoenix -Cursillo Secretariat

 

Neil A. Feaser - CSI

Vice President | Board Member

Brief Bio

 

Neil has more than 14 years of diverse architectural design and project management experience.  He is experienced in coordinating the efforts of the entire project team, from Clients to Architectural Staff and Design Team Consultants, as well as, General Contractors in various project delivery methods.  He has been involved with numerous renovation and new construction efforts ranging in complexity and project types.

 

Neil’s role at RKAA is key to our success as a whole.  As the Production Manager, he is responsible for developing and promoting technical growth by maintaining a high standard of quality work.  He also strives to understand client expectations.  He knows change is a constant and delivering what the client expects requires flexibility and anticipating the unexpected.  Neil works collaboratively with all members of the project team to develop a thoughtful design and deliver a successful project.  He is the foundation of our management team, and ensures a great end product.

 

 

Education and Certification

  • Bachelor of Architecture / Drexel University / 2006
  • Currently pursuing Professional Registration in Arizona 

 

Market Segments

  • Fitness Facilities
  • Commercial
  • Retail Centers
  • Charter Schools
  • Adaptive Reuse

 

Areas of Expertise

  • Project Management
  • Specification Writing
  • Code Compliance

 

Community Involvement

  • Construction Specification Institute (CSI) – Phoenix Chapter
  • CANstruction

2233 East Thomas Road

Phoenix, Arizona 85016

602.955.3900

 

150 Paularino Ave. Suite D-170

Costa Mesa, California 92626

949.954.8785

 

  Retail Centers  

Grocery Stores

Land Planning

Retirement and
Memory Care Facilities

Self-Storage Facilities

Fitness Clubs

Branch Banks and
Call Centers

Business and
Medical Offices

Interior Design

Assisted Living Facilities

Medical Care

Theatres

Child Day Care

Hotels and Restaurants

Multi Family Housing

Re-Adapt

Tenant Improvement

Charter School

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