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Brendan Guerin Principal

Brendan Guerin

Principal

 

AIA, Leed AP
B.Arch 1994 University of Oregon

Brendan Guerin is a founder of Guerin Glass Architects and brings to the practice extensive experience in a broad range of project types and scale. Since graduating, Brendan has gained experience in all aspects of the profession including: residential design/ build, furniture and product design, commercial/residential development, K-12 and higher education, research technology, health care and master planning. Through the diversity of his experience, Brendan has come to believe that the most successful projects are the result of a highly collaborative design process. To this end, he is committed to the production of architecture that is derived from a highly interactive discourse between architect, client, consultants and builders. Prior to forming Guerin Glass Architects, Brendan was a project manager for Rafael Vinoly Architects and most recently was the Senior Project Designer for the New York office of Perkins & Will.

 

Scott Glass Principal

Scott Glass

Principal

 

AIA, Leed AP
B.Arch 1998 University of Oregon

Founding Principal Scott Glass has been involved in the design and building professions on multiple levels from an early age. Prior to forming Guerin Glass Architects, he had been working at Rafael Vinoly Architects as the project lead on the expansion of the Cleveland Museum of Art. Scott was a founding partner at BDDW, Inc., a design, manufacturing and retail firm focused on highly crafted installations and furniture. Previously, he worked at Rogers Marvel Architects - where he was project architect for a number of intricately designed residential and institutional projects.

 

Shawn L Ruddy Technical Director

Shawn L Ruddy

Technical Director

 

AIA, LEED-AP
BArch the Catholic University of America 1995

Starting his career as a design architect in Washington DC with The Lessard Group, Shawn managed the architectural side of construction on commercial, retail and residential works. With a move to New York City in 2000, Shawn worked at Perkins + Will Architects, where he advanced to become one of the firm’s technical leads. After working in their K-12 and Higher education studios for nearly 7 years, Shawn joined Guerin Glass Architects in 2007 as technical director and senior project manager.

Shawn, with Scott Glass and Brendan Guerin, founded Composite Fabrication + Construction in 2010. Shawn is responsible for the management of CF+C and the technical direction of GGA – unifying design and construction and allowing both companies to experiment with construction techniques, implement sustainable practices and research methodologies and integrate knowledge into the work of both companies.

 

Malcolm Quinion Project Director

Malcolm Quinion

Project Director

 



Malcolm began his career in the UK gaining experience in commercial, mixed-use and residential projects, including large scale developments in London. During this period he worked for several years with SOM in design, technical and project management roles. Since moving to the US Malcolm has acted in senior architectural positions in project and design management, with a specialization in hospitality and mixed-use including resort, hotel and casino projects in the US and overseas.

 

Yuliya Bentcheva Project Manager

Yuliya Bentcheva

Project Manager

 


AIA M.Arch MIT 2011

Yuliya Bentcheva

After graduation, she relocated to Hawaii to explore the real life applications of her thesis work on bamboo construction. Loving the island life and interested in gaining more technical experience in the field, she joined G2 in 2013 and is currently assisting with CA of the Ritz Carlton in Waikiki.

 

Zoe Clemons Studio Manager

Zoe Clemons

Studio Manager

 


Mercy College, Foreign Languages and Linguistics

Zoe is an experienced administrator with a background in Foreign Languages, Project Management, Systems, Graphics and Database Management. Throughout her career, she has assisted and managed high priority clients, high-risk project budgets and executive programs. For the past 3 years she has shifted her focus from government sub-contracts to the Architectural industry to focus on administration and firm culture.

 

Zachary White Project Manager

Zachary White

Project Manager

 


BDes (Architecture)(Hons) Queensland University of Technology 2011 M.Arch Queensland University of Technology 2013

Originally from New Zealand and schooled in Australia, Zach joined the Guerin Glass team in 2014. Outside of the office, Zach is a passionate rugby fan and active player.

 

Sasha Barysheva Architect

Sasha Barysheva

Architect

 


B.Arch Pratt Institute 2014

Originally from Kyiv, Ukraine, Sasha graduated with highest honors from Pratt Institute, and has been with Guerin Glass since 2014.

 

Michael Wong Project Architect

Michael Wong

Project Architect

 


B.ARCH, PRATT INSTITUTE 2011

Michael joined GGA in 2011, and is dedicated to continually evolving as a designer and architect. On his own time, Michael enjoys competing in national and international regattas with his crew team, The DCH Racing Club.

 

 

Willa Trimble Architect

Willa Trimble

Architect

 


AIA DOCTOR OF ARCHITECTURE, UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT MANOA 2014 BACHELOR OF ARTS IN ENGLISH LITERATURE, PORTLAND STATE UNIVERSITY 2007

Willa has experience in a variety of project types, from programming for clients with multi-faceted needs to small scale renovations in complex medical environments and master-planning mid-size communities. She is interested in questions probing the interplay of design and behavior and has completed research on the topic. In her spare time, she enjoys boogie boarding small waves and shouting at movies in theaters full of people.

 

Michael Hreczny Project Architect

Michael Hreczny

Project Architect

 


B.Arch NJIT 2011

Born, raised and schooled in New Jersey, Michael has been working at GGA since 2008. 

 

Jorge Faz Architect

Jorge Faz

Architect

 


B.Arch The University of Texas at Austin

Originally from Texas, Jorge has been a member of Guerin Glass Architects since 2013. An interest in digital design and fabrication provides a basis for Jorge’s workflow and design aesthetic. In his free time, Jorge enjoys exploring The City, building models, and scuba diving.

 

Brittany Roy Architect

Brittany Roy

Architect

 


B.S. in Architecture 2011, University of Michigan M.Arch 2015, Columbia University

 

Jesse Ridenour Architect

Jesse Ridenour

Architect

 


BS Arch WSU 2016

Born and raised in Washington, Jesse has worked on a variety of projects in both the PNW and Hawaii. She traded in the rain for some sunshine when she moved to the island of Oahu in 2018 and has been a part of the GGA team since 2019.

 

Brandon Cari Architect

Brandon Cari

Architect

 


M.Arch University of Oregon 2014

Brandon joined Guerin Glass as a junior architect in 2014. His passion for design has allowed him to gain experience working at firms in Europe and the US. He also has 3 years of experience designing and manufacturing custom furniture which has given him a strong understanding of materials and tectonics.

 

Naqeeb Mohammed Architect

Naqeeb Mohammed

Architect

 




Naqeeb joined GuerinGlass in the summer of 2019 as an intern and later on graduated to join full-time in 2020. His portfolio of work include projects in different parts of Middle East and Asia. Naqeeb holds a Bachelor of Architecture from Manipal University, India and a Master of Science in Architecture and Urban Design at the New York Institute of Technology, New York. Naqeeb enjoys watching and playing soccer.