Magellan Architects

People

Since 2001, we have kept our team small in numbers yet strong in passion and experience. Our diverse project portfolio allows us to provide expertise in various fields.

We are licensed in Washington, California, and Texas as well as 13 other states (Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah) and Brazil. We have several Licensed Architects, Designers, and LEED professionals on staff in each of the three offices.

Pedro Castro

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Favorite Design: St. Jude Catholic Church

Hobbies: Motorcycles and adventurous trips!

Pedro Castro

Patrick Andersen

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Favorite Design: Federal Aviation Administration-also known as CSI Miami’s Miami-Dade Police Department and Crime Lab

Hobbies: Avid country music fan, enjoys cooking and currently restoring my 1950 Studebaker Pick-up truck.

Patrick Andersen

Ernesto Miranda

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Favorite Design: Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao Spain.

Hobbies: Avid mixologist, cooking, foodie, art, film (Pulp Fiction), music & traveling. Plotting with my daughters to take over the world.

Ernesto Miranda

Jay Bergevin

Favorite Design: 2 complete extremes: Louis XIV French and Mid-Century American

Hobbies: Water skiing and snow skiing

Jay Bergevin

Dirk McCulloch

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Favorite Design: Dirk does not have a favorite design or building. Generally he avoids absolutes. Context, intent and mood will impact what appeals to him at any given time.

Hobbies: Time With My Kids, Travel, Hiking With The Dog, Reading

Dirk McCulloch

John Kay

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Favorite Design: The Robie House by Frank Lloyd Wright

Hobbies: DIY home remodeling, woodworking, kayaking and spending time with my wife and kids.

John Kay

Clover Schuler

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Favorite Design: Falling Water by Frank Lloyd Wright

Hobbies: Snowmobiling, Vintage Car Racing, Watching Her Son Play Sports

Clover Schuler

Mike Garrett

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Favorite Design: Mike’s favorite design depends on the context of the design. He does appreciate Brazilia by Oscar Niemeyer and Zaha Hadie’s entire career.

Hobbies: Motorcycles and reading.

Mike Garrett

Randy Yerzyk

Favorite Design: HH Richardson’s Trinity Church and IM Pei’s Hancock Tower

Hobbies: Hiking, traveling, golf, tennis

Randy Yerzyk

Yasser Mohamed

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Favorite Design: Salk Institute by Louis I. Kahn

Hobbies: Playing and watching all types of sports, hiking, drawing, and spending time with my family.

Yasser Mohamed

Tina Koch

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Favorite Design: The Robie House by Frank Lloyd Wright

Hobbies: Gardening and reading

Tina Koch

Teresa Mendoza

Favorite Design: Heydar Aliyev Center designed by late Iraqi-British architect Zaha Hadid

Hobbies: Water color painting (landscapes and/or old buildings). Portraits in pencil and color, Riding my electric bike (San Pedro has a lot of hills!), Swimming laps, in all styles, Hiking by the sea, Spending time with my family

Teresa Mendoza

Eileen Wade

Favorite Design: Taliesin West by Frank Lloyd Wright. I visited this as a child and it’s always stuck with me - it’s one of the reasons I pursued design!

Hobbies: Love the outdoors, Hiking, Travelling and Painting

Eileen Wade

Daniel Jamerson

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Favorite Design: The Aqua Tower in Chicago by Jeanne Gang of Studio Gang Architects

Hobbies: Having his two daughters, begrudgingly, listen to their nerdy Dad, tell them why and how everything works, ALL the time. Camping, and enjoying the outdoors, rain or shine. Talking to really old people, and comprehending broken English.

Daniel Jamerson

Kelsey Jancola

Favorite Design: Tree Cathedral by Giuliano Mauri, and The Pierre by Olson Kundig

Hobbies: Wake boarding, hiking, and traveling

Kelsey Jancola

Diana Atvars

Favorite Design: Seattle Olympic Sculpture Park

Hobbies: Painting, furniture design and hiking with my dog

Diana Atvars

Tessa Shorett-Jackson

Favorite Design: Saint Ignatius by Stephen Holl

Hobbies: Enjoying live music, art and reading

Tessa Shorett-Jackson

Janessa Johnson

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Favorite Design: Turkey Saddle by Formwork and Grounded Landscape Architecture and Design

Hobbies: Yoga, hiking and paddle boarding

Janessa Johnson

Nicole Harter

Favorite Design: Sofitel Vienna Stephansdom by Jean Nouvel

Hobbies: Hiking with my dog and traveling

Nicole Harter

Ulysses Carmona

Favorite Design: Louis Khan Salk Institute, Frank Lloyd Wright’s Prairie Style Designs and Adaptive Reuse Designs

Hobbies: Traveling, Hiking, Playing soccer, and Spending time with my wife and family

Ulysses Carmona

Giovanni Torres

Favorite Design: The Q, Little Italy San Diego, By Jonathan Segal

Hobbies: Baseball, Boxing, Soccer, MMA

Giovanni Torres

Allie Caley

Favorite Design: Falling Water

Hobbies: Traveling, live music and cooking

Allie Caley

Summer West

Favorite Design: Guggenheim Museum by Frank Gehry

Hobbies: Hiking with friends and spending time with my sons and family

Summer West

Gale Permenter

Favorite Design: Dragon, Town Hall in Munich, Germany and the Dallas skyline at night

Hobbies: Exploring book stores and craft shops

Gale Permenter