Seattle Architects Julie Campbell and Buzz Tenenbom started their unique collaboration of art and pragmatism, CTA Design Builders Inc., in 1991. Since its inception, they have achieved success in creating living spaces that are functional, beautiful and a joy to inhabit!
Julie Campbell, AIA, earned her Bachelors Degree in Interior Design from the University of Manitoba and her Masters in Architecture from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She has designed buildings and interiors for residential clients since 1981. Julie’s architectural design work is noted for its creative space-planning and inventive use of materials, colour and detail to create a mood you will want to live with every day. Julie has also been a painter for many years, and incorporates her love of the outdoors into her artwork.
Buzz Tenenbom, AIA, a Washington architect and general contractor since 1981, has researched, published and taught on the subject of the symbiotic relationship between buildings and the environment. Buzz is your liaison and project manager, individually shepherding your project through the entire design and build process. His design skills and architectural background provide you with an understanding of the critical importance of the aesthetics of your project. His hands-on experience as a contractor and builder assures you of intelligent and resourceful use of your time and money.
Jan Fredrickson, Architect Originally from Wisconsin, Jan earned a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture from the University of Washington. He is a licensed architect with over 20 years of experience specializing in custom new homes and remodels. Jan was at one time a chef, but his true love is for drawing and design as expressed in his architecture. When not working, he continues to love to cook, take road trips, and is an avid golfer.
Nicole McKernan, Intern Nicole received her Bachelors of Arts in Architecture recently and is working towards completing her intern hours to become a licensed architect. She assists in the design process, drafting, marketing efforts and the day to day needs of our growing company. In her spare time, she enjoys heading out to hike the Cascades for a weekend or exploring the city by bike.
Charlie, Office Dog Charlie spends rainy days with us here in the office, keeping us in good humor no matter what the weather or intensity of construction. Charlie is known and loved by more people than anyone we know!