FOUNDER + PRINCIPAL ARCHITECT
Registered in both Oregon and Washington, Ben is the founder of Waechter Architecture (WA). Prior to WA Ben worked for internationally renowned firms such as Allied Works Architecture (Portland) and the Renzo Piano Building Workshop (Genoa, Italy).
Ben is a highly decorated and published designer whose principles lie in providing bold forms arrived at by exercises in concept, distillation and intelligent programming. Ben is an experienced leader of design projects ranging in size, scope and program requirements.
Rand is an alumni of Auburn University, and the world-renowned Rural Studio in Hale County. Rand's professional work includes design build work at the Epicenter in Utah and Lake Flato Architects focusing on residential, environmental and agricultural projects.
Rand’s work has won numerous AIA awards and been featured in international publications and exhibits including the Museum of Modern Art in New York and La Biennale di Venezia. Rand is drawn to an architectural narrative that is specific to its place, responsive to its environment, and characterized by its timelessness.
Emily has come to WA after 10 years spent with Allied Works Architecture progressing award-winning cultural work.
Emily received her degrees from UVA and Harvard and has come to WA to continue applying her advanced design principles to new programs. Emily’s architectural interests focus on innovative spatial and planning solutions. She especially enjoys working collaboratively with clients during the conceptual design phase.
PROJECT LEAD, ARCHITECT
With over 17 years experience working for internationally recognized firms in Boston, Phoenix and Portland, Bradley is an award-winning and LEED accredited professional.
So far in his career, Bradley has won a Fulbright Fellowship, an AIA Medal, and a Rotch Travelling Scholarship (which allowed him to pursue independent architectural study across eight countries). Bradley holds his B. Arch and M. Arch from Washington University in St. Louis.
Alexis holds a BA in philosophy from Lewis & Clark College, a M.Arch from the University of Texas at Austin, and has studied and traveled throughout Japan, Mexico, Central America and Western Europe.
He is a LEED accredited professional who has worked in a number of prominent architectural offices. Prior to joining WA Alexis worked at Allied Works Architecture on a variety of scales and project types, including the National Veterans Memorial Museum in Columbus Ohio.