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Licensed in Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, Illinois, Minnesota
I believe architecture influences every moment of life. People live, work, and play in buildings so it is essential that buildings not only meet expectations but exceed. I love design that is thoughtful, efficient, and performs well. Informed decisions create great buildings and by extension, the spaces inside & outside the building. I strive for excellence in every project. As an architect I am a problem solver. I work to maximize clients’ wants, needs and style into reality. I help our clients realize the full potential of their vision. I and my team of architects place high value on design and quality.
I approach designs from the inside out. Begin with a good program and develop that into a good plan. I strive for design that is efficient, cost effective, pleasing to the eye, and above all, satisfies the owner’s requirements and aspirations. Architecture is about creating great places. I especially like designing places for children such as schools that are safe and productive for learning.
Architecture is constant evolution of thought and theory. Moments standing on a mountain or walking alone through the streets of Manhattan have had an impact and influence on my perspective of life that is innately intertwined with architecture. My approach to design is to balance the passion for design with the reality of the project scope and budget. I explore inspiring solution elements without taking the project out of the realm of the realistic budget constraints. I believe architecture is a noble cause. It allows me to be able to directly give back to the community by using imagination to improve the built environment. The direct impact makes practicing architecture rewarding.
Licensed in Michigan
I endeavor to promote great, healthy buildings that stand the test of time and enrich the lives of the diverse people that use them. My work always starts with a sketch & process that seeks to extract as much information as possible from the client, the site, and the context of each project. I value collaboration that encourages relationship-building and trust between client and architect.
Architecture has always been a part of my life. At a young age I studied floorplans in design magazines and have yet to find anything that is more interesting to me than architecture, and more specifically, the concept of what it means to define space. I love being a part of the architecture industry. My approach to architectural drafting is about precision – producing really accurate drawings with no line out of place.
Emerging in this new age of architectural design, I find myself invested in sustainable design, overall health of the built environment and the people who inhabit it. I design for a better standard of living for the people, because architecture is not just a building it is a space meant to be occupied. There are new ideas pushed into the world of design everyday, I believe we need to step away from the status quo practices just because they’re “good enough” and keep reaching for more efficient ways to design our built environment.
Architecture is something that I’ve always admired. I have moved more times than I can recall and there has always been something that I loved or wanted to change about every home I’ve stayed in. Whether it was the shape of a bedroom or how sunlight filled a room, architecture is in the smallest of details. Throughout my schooling I have come to appreciate building codes. There is something about how they mold and shape a structure throughout the design process that is so fascinating to me. The end result could be something completely different from the initial design. However, knowing that a sustainable and functional design has been created is so rewarding. The possibilities and beauty of architecture are endless.