Ron van der Veen, FAIA, LEED AP, Principal
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Ron van der Veen, FAIA, LEED AP
“Careful design can genuinely enhance our connection with each other, with the natural world and with our larger community. This is an impulse for innovation in our design of living and learning environments.”
Ron’s career has been dedicated to higher education, student housing and sustainable design. He has successfully completed higher education projects throughout the United States, and his work has been recognized with nearly 30 design awards. Ron is a frequent national lecturer on green design topics such as Biophilia and sustainable master planning, and has lead the design of more than a dozen LEED certified buildings. Ron has a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Oregon and studied Art History and Spanish at the Universidad de Santiago de Compostela.
Pilchuck Glass School Administrative Office, Seattle, Washington
Residence Hall Design Competition, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, Florida
*Olympia Avenue Student Housing, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington
*Buchanan Tower Residence Hall Addition, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington
*Auraria Campus Expansion, Denver, Colorado
*University Center Academic Building, South Seattle Community College , Seattle, Washington
*Projects completed while at a previous firm.