"Designing school environments that inspire, motivate, and ignite the flames of students' curiosity is a passion of mine.”
Amy's passion for designing school environments that inspire, motivate and fuel students' learning reaches back to her own childhood. From defining a space of her own with forts built out branches in the woods near her childhood home in Michigan to family vacations to the historic Cranbrook Educational Community, Amy was introduced at an early age to the wonder and beauty that architecture could foster. She carries that desire to create projects that are both functional and aesthetically pleasing into her work with Northwest public and private schools today.
For the past 20 years, Amy has helped shepherd a wide variety of learning environment projects through conception, design and construction to meet the needs of the students, faculty, administrators and communities they serve. From educational building specs to new construction to additions/renovations, Amy brings a unique perspective on how to create primary, middle school and high school spaces that impart a sense of place and influence a person’s behavior as well as their interactive capability. In total, she has helped build numerous new school environments.
Amy serves as secretary/treasurer for the Northwest chapter of the Association for Learning Environments and is a member of American Institute of Architects. She lives in Seattle with her husband and two teenage children.