“I love the early schematic phases when an architect first shows us some aggressive design challenges with a little hesitation. Tackling those challenges and making their design work is one of my favorite parts of our profession."
Matthew’s colleagues and clients turn to him for technical insight and advice on a wide variety of project types including commercial, educational, high end residential, and specialty projects. With projects located all over the US, Matthew brings experience in designing structures for wide ranging conditions from heavy snow and seismicity on alpine slopes to hurricane prone coastal areas. His project portfolio ranges from an award-winning visitor’s center to single-family high end residential to large-scale outdoor art installations. With a degree in Physics and Master in Civil Engineering, Matthew enjoys applying real world innovations to architectural vision and design. Project teams who request his early design involvement look forward to his simple, workable structural solutions to their buildings.
- What is your favorite piece of historical architecture?
Probably the Egyptian Pyramids. To think of their construction around 2600 BC is astonishing and it's been theorized they are the first "designed" architecture.
- What is your favorite thing about your work environment?
The comradery and sharing of ideas. Hanging around such a smart group of people is nothing short of inspiring!
- What was your favorite class in college?
Business Law - weird, I know!