Jeff’s primary role is directing and managing design for PBK’s CA offices. Building great teams that strive to serve clients and their students better.
Jeff has over 26 years of experience in Pre-K-12 and Higher Education design. This encompasses master planning, programming, architectural design, engineering integration, state regulations, sustainability, project management, construction administration and cost estimating. It’s about engaging design from start to finish. His primary focus as a Senior Designer starts with capturing the school’s mission and vision through client engagement; creating innovative and dynamic environments through a next generation design approach; and following the design through its development into a built project. This includes continually matching the budget with the project goals.
Jeff also has served as an adjunct professor in architecture at California Baptist University. He continues to speak/present at CASH conferences (Coalition for Adaquate School Housing) on school design. Jeff is a member of AIA (board), USGBC, Association for Learning Environments and Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design. Jeff earned his Bachelor of Science, Architectural Studies at the University of Illinois and Associate of Engineering at the University of Evansville.
Each project is a partnership. Collaboration is the key. It’s a “Co-Design” with the client as the author of their story. We “Beginning with the End in Mind” focusing on the outcomes that each client hopes to achieve. Curriculum Drives Construction: understanding the teaching and learning approach and integrating that into each learning environment. Student-Focused Design.
It’s also a partnership with the environment. Maximizing Stewardship: what do we do with what we’ve been given. Creating smart design that makes the most out of every client’s dollar.
In the end: We create great design for our clients no matter what the budget or challenge.