Andrew Borges has spent more than 20 years designing a wide range of projects, including residences, commercial facilities, police stations, movie theatres, museums, corporate auditoriums, and coffee bars. With an eye on new technologies, Andrew combines contemporary design with a strong respect for sustainability and the role of craft in architecture. Originally from San Juan, Puerto Rico, Andrew has adapted to the Seattle rain, now loves gardening and is a master compost-maker. He is a licensed architect and holds a BA from Brown University (1986) and a Master's degree in Architecture from Harvard University (1990).
Tristin Pagenkopf graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a Masters of Architecture in 1994. She's back where she grew up, in the Pacific Northwest, after going to high school in Germany, working in Montreal, and living in Paris. Tristin has a BA in architecture from the University of Washington (1991) and is a licensed architect with over 18 years of experience.
Danielle Rawson is a graduate of the University of Washington with both Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Architecture (1999/2006). She comes from Connecticut and has lived in Seattle since 1995. Danielle began her career in residential design-build; as both carpenter and designer. That experience set the foundation for a passion in craft and structure. She has been working in the architecture and construction industry for over 10 years with broad experience in both private and public sector work. When outside the office Danielle can be found creating with fabric, wood, and steel or playing with her little girl.
Carey Dagliano Holmes graduated from Virginia Tech with a Bachelor of Architecture in 2001. She's a licensed Architect with over 10 years of dynamic residential and commercial project experience, working with several top American and international designers in New York and the Northwest. Originally from Appalachia, Carey cares deeply for community work and has volunteered extensively for many community non-profit agencies including Habitat for Humanity, the Crow Indian Reservation, and Auburn University's Rural Studio. Carey is passionate about design and is constantly engaged in graphic, photographic, furniture, fine art, and architectural projects.
Wojtek Szczerba is originally from a small Polish town on the Poland-Belarus border. He is a 2004 graduate of California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly), San Luis Obispo with a Bachelor of Architecture degree. Since 2005 he has lived in Seattle practicing architecture on residential, commercial and educational projects. One of his favorite foods is made from Theobroma cacao seeds and he makes awesome omelets every Sunday morning
Ricky Lyman developed a fascination with the built environment and materiality through many design/build projects during his childhood. A 2007 graduate of Hobart College, Ricky majored in studio arts and architectural studies and he is currently pursuing a Masters of Architecture degree at the University of Washington.