Bennett Burns had been working as a landscape architect for nearly twenty years when she decided shes needed a break. With an undergraduate degree in biology and a master’s degree in landscape architecture, she had always loved her work.
Born and raised in New Mexico, Lewis and Kaven both studied architecture at University of Oregon before founding William Kaven Architecture in 2004. The firm has worked on a range of projects since its inception. As Kaven explains, “We do all sorts of different things. We’ve done a lot of high-end houses and then we do smaller commercial jobs, tenant improvements, and things like that.”
Our minds and our bodies are used to seeing patterns around us – the pattern of a leaf or the rippling of the sand on the ground, or the ocean. I think it’s something we inherently find beautiful,” explains John Holmes, principal and co-founder of Holst Architecture.
Architect Nathan Good is well known as a leader of LEED design in the Pacific Northwest. He specializes in projects that bridge environmental performance with character and aesthetics. Nathan utilizes a collaborative design process, actively engaging his clients, contractors, and consultants. When designing a project, he strives to reduce its environmental impact through thoughtful site planning, an aggressive reduction of energy consumption, water savings, materials selection, and enhancing indoor air quality and durability.