Emanuele Arguelles has over 20 years of architectural and construction experience. Beginning his career as a carpenter, Emanuele quickly fell in love with the design and construction process. Prior to co-founding KME Architects, Emanuele owned and operated a design-build construction company in Michigan before moving to Las Vegas in 2005. Emanuele has designed and managed various large scale architectural projects including, hospitality, casino /resort / hotels, restaurants and bars, educational, medical, high-end retail and residential. His strong work ethic and attention to detail are one of the factors that have translated to many successful projects.
Emanuele has the knowledge and experience to efficiently manage and monitor the coordination of architectural projects with other disciplines while providing architectural services that exemplify the client’s expectations. As a LEED accredited professional, Emanuele leads our sustainable design team with the latest environmentally friendly architectural designs, materials selections and construction methods.
As principal in charge of architectural design and planning at KME Architects, Melvin is a proven leader and has gained recognition from his peers throughout the architectural community over the last 30 years. He provided architectural design, construction documents, and construction administration on various projects. Melvin has extensive experience in every facet of architectural design. He has completed numerous master planning projects to include commercial, religious, educational and healthcare projects in the greater Las Vegas area.
Melvin has been designing projects for over 30 years and understands all area of master planning a community. He is the director of design for all projects that KME Architects are commissioned to be a part of. Melvin’s past leadership roles have included owning and operating his own architecture firm for 16 years. As principal of his self-starting firm he was the director of design for many master planning projects on the west side of Las Vegas and beyond. Some of his project experience includes: