A collaborative approach

Our expertise combined with your vision creates the best outcome. 

We can list our years of experience, our depth of talent, and numerous design awards, but at the end of the day, we know that what matters most is working with people who listen to your needs and who you trust to bring your vision to life (preferably on time and under budget). 

We are a team of highly skilled individuals, not just in architecture but in collaborating with our clients. Our clients become “friends and family” and we feel personally invested in providing them with the best solutions possible. 

The team that brings your vision to light.

Brent is an experienced architect and program manager who has been personally involved with projects in the educational, commercial, medical, and religious sectors for over 31 years. 


His attention to budgets, schedules and detail, combined with a strong technical knowledge, brings a high level of service to our clients. He is knowledgeable in code compliance, accessibility, feasible construction techniques, and costing requirements, and will go above and beyond by making presentations to community groups on behalf of his clients. 


As an Architect, his project experience ranges up to $43 million dollars. In the program management role, he has been directly responsible for $248 million dollars of construction and an additional $135 million dollars of programming.

Brent Kline AIA
Principal, Director of Architecture

A graduate of Texas Tech University, Jim has over 30 years of experience in Architecture, Interiors, and Land Planning. He is recognized in the industry for his design expertise, client dedication, project management and professionalism in all aspects of his work. Jim's talents and skills have been critical to the success of several of our largest projects including SRT Headquarters Facility In Texarkana, Arkansas and IBM’s National Consolidated Call Center facility in Farmers Branch, Texas.


Jim has been involved in many different aspects of the architectural practice, including acting as the in-house architectural designer for a national real estate development company, and has done award-winning design work published in both Texas Architect and Contract Interiors magazines. 

James R. Hardin - AIA NCARB LEED AP
Principal, Director of Design, Sustainable Design Leader

Michael Smith - AIA NCARB LEED AP
Senior Associate, Project Architect, Sustainable Design Leader

Mike is a knowledgeable architect who brings energy and enthusiasm to every project. He has the ability to evaluate complex and difficult problems with responsible approaches and solution oriented designs.


Mike has a strong background as a CADD manager, which makes him very adept at utilizing CADD to document and communicate the design criteria efficiently, quickly, and accurately. He has experience on a variety of project types including corporate, education, retail, religious, and restaurant / food service. His attention to detail and client oriented approach to design ensures solid and responsible performance on every project.

Rebecca Pedrick, NCARB
Associate, Project Architect

After graduating from Texas Tech University, Becky spent two years serving the Peace Corp as a Town Architectural Lead in Honduras. During that time, she was instrumental in the development of several municipal school projects. 


During her career she has gained experience in assisted living and municipal library projects, and has been primarily involved in educational, religious and country club work since joining Kline Hardin in 2009. 


She is extremely proficient in leading projects from design through construction and was an instrumental part of the success of the Dallas ISD, Skyline High School Projects, the A. Maeco “new tech” High School renovation project, and most recently Fort Worth ISD’s addition and renovation to South Hills High School. 

Kevin Ditto RA, AIA, Lead AP
Lead Designer

With over 23 years of award-winning experience in both architectural and interior design, Kevin brings an incredible amount of capability to the team. His brilliant use of 3D modeling helps clients visualize and understand space, which enhances the overall experience and outcome for our clients. 


His project portfolio includes elementary and high schools, libraries, hospitals, clinics, pharmaceutical facilities, and commercial buildings. In addition to being recognized for his work on both a local and national level, Kevin spent two years as an adjunct professor in the Interior Design program at the University of North Texas. 

Jesus Rico AIA
Associate, Project Architect

Jesus is an exceptional architect practitioner with experience across a wide range of projects. Throughout his career, he has been involved in all phases of the architectural process. 


Since coming to Kline Hardin in 2014, Jesus has been involved in several large projects including the Bowden, an award-winning event center and wedding chapel in Keller, Texas, the Jay Hodges Chevrolet Dealership at Sulfur Springs, Texas, and the renovations and addition of a competition gymnasium and locker rooms to James Madison High School for Dallas ISD. His commitment, professionalism, inherent leadership characteristics and can-do attitude are some of the reasons our clients enjoy working with him. 

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