Chad Lorentz   Chad Lorentz earned a BA in Architecture from the University of Minnesota and a Master of Architecture from the University of Washington. He has over 15 years of experience as a designer, project manager, and project architect of single family, multifamily, mixed-use, and senior housing projects across the U.S. and China. Many of his projects have won distinguished local and national awards. Chad has a particular interest in regional architecture and unifying buildings with their site and context.

Chad Lorentz

Chad Lorentz earned a BA in Architecture from the University of Minnesota and a Master of Architecture from the University of Washington. He has over 15 years of experience as a designer, project manager, and project architect of single family, multifamily, mixed-use, and senior housing projects across the U.S. and China. Many of his projects have won distinguished local and national awards. Chad has a particular interest in regional architecture and unifying buildings with their site and context.

CHAD LORENTZ

PRINCIPAL  |  AIA

  Aya Rojnuckarin   Aya earned her BA in Architecture from the University of Washington in Seattle and her Masters of Architecture from Washington University in Saint Louis. Previously working at Coates Design in Bainbridge Island, she has experience in single family residential design and renovation, as well as project management. Along with a love for the collaborative design effort inherent in building design, Aya’s main interests outside of the office include food and more food.

Aya Rojnuckarin

Aya earned her BA in Architecture from the University of Washington in Seattle and her Masters of Architecture from Washington University in Saint Louis. Previously working at Coates Design in Bainbridge Island, she has experience in single family residential design and renovation, as well as project management. Along with a love for the collaborative design effort inherent in building design, Aya’s main interests outside of the office include food and more food.

AYA ROJNUCKARIN

PROJECT MANAGER

  Russell Lesieur   Russell earned his Master of Architecture in 2013 from Washington State University. He is dedicated to work that generates and sustains relationships embedded in community. During his graduate studies, Russell focused his attention toward developing strategies to enhance social and environmental sustainability. His thesis:  Social Serendipity , examined serendipitous interaction as a revitalizing effort to improve community vitality. In all cases, Russell believes architecture must respect and adapt to its context.

Russell Lesieur

Russell earned his Master of Architecture in 2013 from Washington State University. He is dedicated to work that generates and sustains relationships embedded in community. During his graduate studies, Russell focused his attention toward developing strategies to enhance social and environmental sustainability. His thesis: Social Serendipity, examined serendipitous interaction as a revitalizing effort to improve community vitality. In all cases, Russell believes architecture must respect and adapt to its context.

RUSSELL LESIEUR

PROJECT MANAGER

 
 Rae is currently finishing a thesis project for her Masters of Architecture at the University of Washington. She earned her BS in Architecture at the University of Michigan in 2009 and has spent time working in small scale design build as well as digital design and fabrication. She is interested in human scaled details of architecture and in all aspects of making and craft. In her free time, she can be found tinkering in the wood shop or hiking outside with her dog, Ellie.

Rae is currently finishing a thesis project for her Masters of Architecture at the University of Washington. She earned her BS in Architecture at the University of Michigan in 2009 and has spent time working in small scale design build as well as digital design and fabrication. She is interested in human scaled details of architecture and in all aspects of making and craft. In her free time, she can be found tinkering in the wood shop or hiking outside with her dog, Ellie.

RAE MOORE

DESIGN PROFESSIONAL 

   Ryan Graduated from the University of Washington June of 2018 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Architectural Design and a minor in Entrepreneurship. He is interested in biophilic design, mass timber construction, sustainability, and making and craft. In his spare time, Ryan enjoys exploring Seattle, traveling, getting out in nature, sporting activities, playing guitar, and spending time with family and friends.

Ryan Graduated from the University of Washington June of 2018 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Architectural Design and a minor in Entrepreneurship. He is interested in biophilic design, mass timber construction, sustainability, and making and craft. In his spare time, Ryan enjoys exploring Seattle, traveling, getting out in nature, sporting activities, playing guitar, and spending time with family and friends.

RYAN NUNGESTER

DESIGN PROFESSIONAL

   Vicky worked at Swedish in the OB-GYN Department for seven years. She is interested in design, and all the challenges that come working in an architect’s office. In her spare time, Vicky enjoys watching live music and playing with her English Bulldog Bo.

Vicky worked at Swedish in the OB-GYN Department for seven years. She is interested in design, and all the challenges that come working in an architect’s office. In her spare time, Vicky enjoys watching live music and playing with her English Bulldog Bo.

VICKY BIYO

OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR

  Josh Janet   Josh graduated from Lehigh University in 2008 with dual bachelor degrees in Architecture and Civil Engineering. He worked for six years with a small design firm on parking structure projects with mixed-use residential, commercial, and retail components, earning his professional engineering license in 2013. The last project he managed in construction, the Centennial District Intermodal Transportation Center at the Philadelphia Zoo, won an International Parking Institute Award of Excellence. Josh recently earned a Master of Urban Planning degree from the University of Washington with a focus on land use and affordable housing. In his spare time, he plays guitar and ice hockey.

Josh Janet

Josh graduated from Lehigh University in 2008 with dual bachelor degrees in Architecture and Civil Engineering. He worked for six years with a small design firm on parking structure projects with mixed-use residential, commercial, and retail components, earning his professional engineering license in 2013. The last project he managed in construction, the Centennial District Intermodal Transportation Center at the Philadelphia Zoo, won an International Parking Institute Award of Excellence. Josh recently earned a Master of Urban Planning degree from the University of Washington with a focus on land use and affordable housing. In his spare time, he plays guitar and ice hockey.

JOSH JANET

PROJECT MANAGER  |  PE

 In May 2015, Alex graduated with a Masters of Architecture from Montana State University. He is passionate about good detailing and quality craftsmanship, and he especially enjoys the fabrication process and woodworking. Alex is a hard worker who appreciates humor in the workflow. Grew up in Bozeman, Montana, he spent his formidable years adventuring around the nearby mountain ranges and long-boarding with his family Malamute.

In May 2015, Alex graduated with a Masters of Architecture from Montana State University. He is passionate about good detailing and quality craftsmanship, and he especially enjoys the fabrication process and woodworking. Alex is a hard worker who appreciates humor in the workflow. Grew up in Bozeman, Montana, he spent his formidable years adventuring around the nearby mountain ranges and long-boarding with his family Malamute.

ALEX DALZELL

DESIGN PROFESSIONAL

  Brad Ecklund   Brad is in the process of finishing up his thesis project in the Master of Architecture program at the University of Washington. His undergraduate degree was from the University of Washington in Sociology, which gives him an appreciation of how architecture and design can influence and positively affect both individual users and larger communities. As a result, his work during his graduate program has focused on community, the end user, and with a special interest in the actual building process. He has worked previously in a small firm focusing on residential work. In his spare time, he can be found on short road trips, cooking, or spending time with his wife and two cats.

Brad Ecklund

Brad is in the process of finishing up his thesis project in the Master of Architecture program at the University of Washington. His undergraduate degree was from the University of Washington in Sociology, which gives him an appreciation of how architecture and design can influence and positively affect both individual users and larger communities. As a result, his work during his graduate program has focused on community, the end user, and with a special interest in the actual building process. He has worked previously in a small firm focusing on residential work. In his spare time, he can be found on short road trips, cooking, or spending time with his wife and two cats.

BRAD ECKLUND

DESIGN PROFESSIONAL

 Ashley began her design education at Ryerson University in Toronto, Ontario, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Architectural Science in 2013. She then went on to complete a concurrent Masters in Architecture and Interior Architecture from the University of Oregon, graduating in June of 2017. Her moments away from work are spent with family and friends, exploring her new city and immersing herself in the latest design blogs.

Ashley began her design education at Ryerson University in Toronto, Ontario, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Architectural Science in 2013. She then went on to complete a concurrent Masters in Architecture and Interior Architecture from the University of Oregon, graduating in June of 2017. Her moments away from work are spent with family and friends, exploring her new city and immersing herself in the latest design blogs.

ASHLEY VAJDA

DESIGN PROFESSIONAL