We’re excited to welcome this talented group of individuals to our 505Design team as they help us realize our vision to be relentlessly curious and create opportunities for us to grow.
Andy Bryant, Senior Project Architect, is a registered architect working with our Charlotte team to help build our residential portfolio. He has over 25 years of experience ranging from single-family to master planned communities. He takes solace in beauty and creative engagement, so he is happy to have found a home amongst the 505Design team and its clients.
Katie Laurens, Project Team Leader, has joined our growing San Francisco office. As a registered architect and problem-solver, she creates inspired environments for a variety of project types. With extensive experience in architecture, space-planning, corporate interiors, and construction management Katie delivers innovative spaces to advance client design objectives.
Kemper Fagan, Designer, a recent graduate from Clemson University joins the Boulder office. Kemper assists in the design process to create a sense of place for numerous projects. She is enjoying her move to Colorado and exploring its diverse outdoor recreations.
Tina Townsend Poole, Senior Project Architect, is involved in the design and construction of many building types including a variety of different mixed-use buildings, from corporate and residential interiors to education and office buildings. Tina's a secret snorkeling expert.
James McCandless joins 505Design as the Director of Strategic Partnerships. James will work with our partnership to direct strategic growth initiatives, internal and external relationship management, and implementation of related business and marketing plans. Prior to joining 505Design, he advised and directed multiple national specialty retailers in the creation of market-specific strategic plans, national expansion programs, and site selection. He is a co-author of The Vibrant Streets Toolkit, which can be used by retailers, businesses, merchants’ associations, government agencies, neighborhoods, and community groups to make incremental, measured improvements in their commercial districts to attract shops and restaurants. Additionally, he has contributed to a chapter of Urban Land Institute’s Guide to Business, and participated in numerous feasibility and research studies ranging from 1,000+ acre mixed-use projects with retail, restaurants, hotel, office, and residential uses to a 100-acre sports and entertainment complex with restaurant and retail uses.