The Designs Northwest Team

Designs Northwest Architects is one of the region's leading, architecture, urban design and planning firms, recognized for its innovative exploration of design. Established in 1990, the firm is known for its wide range of experience in complex building types for residential, commercial, and institutional use.

Designs Northwest Architects, responds to the needs of its clients and to the context of each project's surroundings. Principals and Associates are renowned for bringing each commission a fresh spirit, celebrating its distinctive characteristics, and enhancing the experience of daily living, work, and play.

We have earned the reputation of being creative in our approach, responsive to our clients' needs, and capable in our negotiations. Many times the success of a project lies in the ability to find compromises that move the project forward while protecting the project goals. We pride ourselves in helping our clients achieve win-win solutions to the complex issues that now surround most projects.

With a staff of six, our professional services include: Architectural Design, Interior Design, Landscape Design, Programming and Space Planning, Urban Design and Planning, Feasibility Studies, and Construction Administration Services. We have completed projects throughout Washington State, working in counties and cities from dense urban areas to rural communities. For all projects, the Partners and Principals provide a high standard of personalized and responsive service from initial planning through completion.

Designs Northwest Architects brings your dream to reality. The scale and complexity of the dream is not important. It can be as simple as a desire to have a kitchen that works and is easy to live in, or as grand as a plan for a new park, school, or place of worship. With the goal of seeing your dream built, we are here to guide and collaborate with you through the design process.


Dan's Photo Daniel A Nelson, AIA
- Principal
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Eric's Photo Eric Anderson, AIA
- Project Architect (WA, CA, HI lic)

Tom's Photo Thomas Rochon, Assoc. AIA
- Senior Project Designer

Kim's Photo Kim Williams, AIA
- Project Architect (CA lic)

Matt's Photo Matt Radach, Assoc. AIA
- Job Captain

Heather's Photo Heather Crosby,
- Office Manager