Team

 

Principal

Alexander Jermyn received his undergraduate degree from Wesleyan University and a Master of Architecture from Yale University. For over 15 years, he has worked on residential, commercial, and retail projects at all scales for clients including Knoll, New York University, WeWork, and Marc Jacobs.

He is a Registered Architect in the State of California, a member of the American Institute of Architects, and a LEED Accredited Professional. In 2007, he received a fellowship from the Vastu Shilpa Foundation in Ahmedabad, India to study the effects of economic development on a local village in Tamil Nadu, which culminated in a documentary film. He has taught the introductory studio course at the University of California Berkeley and continues to participate on student juries at UC-Berkeley and California College of the Arts. He founded the company in 2010 after having worked for award-winning firms in New York and New Haven.

Originally from Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Alexander has lived, traveled, and worked extensively in Europe and Asia. He is fluent in French and proficient in Spanish. Outside the studio, his interests include golf, tennis, squash, and backpacking.

 

Designer

Daniela Tenorio received her undergraduate degree from the University of California in Berkeley in 2014. Daniela began her architectural education attending Architecture School in the Universidad de San Martin de Porres in Chiclayo, Peru. In the past, she has worked on residential and institutional projects in Chiclayo and in San Francisco. 

 Daniela’s work has been featured in the 2013 and 2014 Berkeley Circus hosted by the UC Berkeley College of Environmental Design.  She has also been awarded the Berkeley Undergraduate Scholarship and the Mary Lee Golding Scholarship. 

Originally from Peru, Daniela speaks Spanish, her native language, and is working to learn French. She enjoys playing volleyball, biking, hiking, and playing the Andean charango and the Mexican jarana.

 

Designer

Timothy Wai is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley where he earned both a B.A. in Architecture and a Master of Architecture. Tim has a wide range of experience working with residential and commercial projects, both at the scale of conceptual design and resolution of building details.

During his time in school, Tim received the Chester Miller Fellowship, a travel-based grant awarded for supplementing graduate thesis studies. Tim was a guest critic in addition to teaching at University of California Berkeley as a Graduate Studio Instructor.

Originally from Hong Kong, Tim grew up in Canada and has travelled to numerous cities within Europe and Asia. One of his favorite sites is Cordoba, Spain, where his graduate thesis titled “Archive One (More)” was derived.
 

 

Designer

Johnathan Puff received his undergraduate degree from the University of Chicago, followed by a Masters of Architecture from the University of Michigan. He began his career in 2005 at a small office in his home state of Maine. Since then he has worked on building typologies ranging from single family homes to performing arts theaters to commercial office blocks. He has particular experience designing buildings for sites that pose unusually complex logistical challenges. Some of his past projects include a hospital in rural Rwanda and a school and research station in the Brazilian Pantanal.

In addition to his professional work, Johnathan is also active as an academic and scholar. He taught the introductory design course at the University of California Berkeley and he is currently a PhD candidate at the University of Michigan, where his research focuses on the testing and proliferation of new building technologies.