Stuart Silk

Stuart Silk

Principal

Craft, art, imagination, and functionality merge into one, in the making of lasting architecture. The process requires patience, a great team, and an extraordinary client who is as engaged and as committed as we are.
~ Stuart Silk

Stuart Silk, a graduate of the Yale School of Architecture, founded Stuart Silk Architects in 1981. Under Stuart’s direction, the firm has received local, regional, and national recognition for its innovative and high-quality residential designs.

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Aaron Mollick

Aaron Mollick

Principal

If you foolishly ignore beauty, you'll soon find yourself without it. Your life will be impoverished. But if you wisely invest in beauty, it will remain with you all the days of your life.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

For 20 years, Aaron has been a member of the Stuart Silk Architects team providing leadership in numerous highly successful residential and commercial projects in the Pacific Northwest, California, and Canada.

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Michael Troyer
Architecture should speak of its time and place, but yearn for timelessness.
~ Frank Gehry

Michael has worked on both contemporary and traditional residential projects throughout the United States for over a decade. He has been involved in all aspects of residential design and construction and particularly focuses on green architecture.

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Carrie Anderson

Carrie Anderson

Project Manager

The edges of architecture are changing. We need to ask different questions in order to find the solutions necessary for a sustainable future. This is not just my job, it’s my life, my passion.
~Carrie Anderson

Carrie Anderson is passionate about sustainable design and healthy building. She founded the Stuart Silk Architects’ Green Team.

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Jonathan Beech

Jonathan Beech

Project Manager

A great building must begin with the unmeasurable, must go through measurable means when it is being designed, and in the end must be unmeasurable.
~ Louis Kahn

Jonathan works with various project leads developing schematic designs to construction documents.

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Abby Best

Abby Best

Administrative and Marketing Assistant

To give real service you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money, and that is sincerity and integrity.
~Douglas Adams

With more than ten years of experience, Abby began working in an administrative role by supporting the President of the Texas Music Teachers Association with convention planning and bookkeeping.

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Curtis Carlson

Curtis Carlson

Office Manager/Bookkeeper

Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth. ~ Muhammad Ali

Curtis facilitates the service and retail billings for our clients, manages the payroll and benefits for our employees and maintains records and accounts with day-to-day bookkeeping tasks.

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Amanda Cassava

Associate/Project Manager

Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.
~ Franklin D. Roosevelt

Amanda Cavassa brings more than 14 years of experience in custom residential design and architecture to her role as Project Manager for Stuart Silk Architects.

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Karen Chui

Karen Chiu

Project Manager

Architecture is, above all, here for a better living. Every gesture, every shape must be justified by various reasons that would reinforce their reason to be, their use, and will give more sense to their beauty.
~ Christian de Portzamparc

Karen works on a range of traditional and contemporary custom residences as well as a number of commercial group projects.

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Britteny Davis

Brittney Davis

Staff Designer

Architecture is the art of reconciliation between ourselves and the world, and this mediation takes place through the senses.
~ Juhani Pallasmaa

Brittney lends her skills to both the residential and commercial studios and is passionate about contemporary design.  She is also a member of the Stuart Silk Architects’ Green Team and enjoys learning about and implementing new sustainable materials.

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Nani Foca

Nani Foca

Staff Designer

Architecture is a small piece of this human equation, but for those of us who practice it, we believe in its potential to enlighten and to enrich the human experience, to penetrate the barriers of misunderstanding and provide a beautiful context for life’s drama. ~ Frank Gehry

Nani Foca was first introduced to the field of architecture at a technical college in Kirkland. Quickly realizing that it would not be nearly enough to learn about this vast and highly creative field, she decided to take her education further.

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Eric Henyey, AIA

Eric Henyey, AIA

Project Manager

In the end, when the building becomes part of living, it evokes unmeasurable qualities, and the spirit of its existence takes over.
~ Louis Kahn

Eric works on a range of traditional and contemporary projects, including both new construction and renovations.

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Kimber Keagle

Kimber Keagle

Project Manager

To provide meaningful architecture is not to parody history but to articulate it.
~ Daniel Libeskind

Kimber is a licensed architect with 12 years of experience in residential, commercial and public work. Her strong design skills and specialization in historic preservation brings a solid focus to historic building reuse.

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David King

David King

Associate/Project Manager

Make things as simple as possible…but not simpler.
~Albert Einstein

David excels at truly hearing and understanding a client’s hopes and dreams and successfully translating them into a home that is both highly functional and truly beautiful.

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Janae Klien

Janae Klein

Associate Interior Designer

You cannot simply put something new into a place. You have to absorb what you see around you, what exists on the land, and then use that knowledge along with contemporary thinking to interpret what you see.
~Tadao Ando

Janae has interior architecture experience throughout the greater Seattle area, designing interiors for private residences and commercial spaces.

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Danielle Krieg

Danielle Krieg

Senior Interior Designer

Design is a constant challenge to balance comfort with luxe, the practical with the desirable.
~ Donna Karan

Danielle has more than 20 years of interior architecture experience throughout the greater Seattle area, designing interiors for private residences as well as for high-end urban residential condominium units.

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David Marchetti

David Marchetti

Associate/Project Manager

When you build a thing you cannot merely build that thing in isolation, but must also repair the world around it, and within it, so that the larger world at that one place becomes more coherent, and more whole; and the thing which you make takes its place in the web of nature, as you make it.
~ Christopher Alexander

David has a well-balanced understanding of the technical, environmental, and cultural aspects of residential architecture.

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Michael Mcfadden
If the architecture is any good, a person who looks and listens will feel its good effects without noticing.
~ Carlo Scarpa

Michael excels at versatility by moving between traditional and contemporary architecture throughout the day as his projects demand.

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Brie Nakamura

Brie Nakamura

Project Manager

The dialogue between client and architect is about as intimate as any conversation you can have, because when you're talking about building a house, you're talking about dreams.
~ Robert A. M. Stern

Brie Nakamura enjoys working on a range of architectural style,s from traditional to contemporary, with an extensive background in both remodels and new construction.

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Kim Pham

Kim Pham

Project Manager

When a building found her voice, She gained her soul and became Architecture.
~ Kim Pham

Kim’s greatest passion is the art and craft of architecture: the making of spaces. To him, architecture happens as we are experiencing its spaces.

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Alana Rudolph

Alana Rudolph

Staff Designer

I’m an architect.
~ George Costanza

Alana Rudolph earned her Bachelor of Architecture from Cornell University with a concentration in sustainable design.

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Julianne Shaw

Julianne Shaw

Senior Interior Designer

The revelation of the design in all things is brought by the perspective of history with constant mindfulness of the present, which is constantly shaping what will be.
~ Julianne Shaw

Julianne’s 25 years of experience provides her with exceptional knowledge in a wide variety of interior design projects, including high-end residential, corporate, tenant improvement, hospitality, schools, and retail.

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Lisa Sidlauskas
Great design is achieved from the discipline of exploration.
~ Lisa Sidlauskas

Lisa enjoys the collaboration and personalization of residential design. She is a licensed architect and has worked on traditional and contemporary projects with a range of sizes and budgets.

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Trevor Smith

Trevor Smith

Staff Designer

Between tradition and modernity there is a bridge. When they are mutually isolated, tradition stagnates and modernity vaporizes; when in conjunction, modernity breathes life into tradition, while the latter replies with depth and gravity.
~ Octavio Paz

With seven years of high-end residential and commercial design experience, Trevor has an acute eye for detail and a deep understanding of the intricacies of contemporary architecture.

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Mathew Su’euga

Mathew Su’euga

Staff Designer

The intent of architecture should be the particular placement of components creating a pleasing form for the benefit of humanity.
~ Mathew Su’euga

Mathew brings with him over six years of design experience as well as a diverse work history. This includes three years of carpentry and a solid working knowledge of information systems.

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Lucy

Lucy

Greeter

Woof.
~ Lucy

Lucy enjoys running around the office and greeting her co-workers everyday with a kiss.