Hennebery Eddy Architects Promotes Three, Recognizes Associate for Passive House Certification

By Hennebery Eddy

Left to Right: Meg, Andrew, Carin, Will

Experience and expertise are deepening at Hennebery Eddy Architects with the promotion of three staff members and professional certification of a fourth. Meg Matsushima, AIA, and Andrew Smith, AIA, were promoted to associate principal, and Carin Carlson, AIA, was promoted to associate. In addition, associate Will Ives, AIA, is now a Certified Passive House Consultant.

Meg Matsushima, AIA, Associate Principal, works with public, institutional and private clients, and specializes in coordinating complex regulatory approvals. Meg joined Hennebery Eddy in 2001, and is integral to the firm’s work on community projects, including libraries, airports, and government buildings. Her current work includes managing the renovation of the Sherman County Courthouse, built in 1899, and design of its adjacent 15,000-square-foot justice center in Moro, Ore. Meg’s promotion recognizes her internal leadership, staff mentorship and adept management of a wide portfolio of clients, including Multnomah County, the City of Hillsboro, and the Oregon Department of Administrative Services.

Andrew Smith, AIA, Associate Principal, joined Hennebery Eddy in 2015 after practicing for 20 years in Chicago, New Orleans, and St. Louis.  Andrew offers special expertise as part of Hennebery Eddy’s Historic Resources Group, guiding building owners through the financial incentive/tax credit process while also addressing a wide range of technical preservation issues. Andrew led Hennebery Eddy’s team for the Hampton Inn in Portland’s Pearl District and ushered it through approval from the Portland Design Commission. He is currently overseeing the firm’s work on exterior restoration of the historic Seattle Federal Office Building. As associate principal, Andrew also assumes a role in internal practice management.

Carin Carlson, AIA, Associate, is an architect, historian and conservationist, guiding clients in planning and implementing strategies for treatment and ongoing stewardship of their historic properties. Carin’s promotion reflects her expertise and leadership as a member of Hennebery Eddy’s Historic Resources Group. Carin conducts historical research, performs condition assessments, and prepares guidance documents such as Preservation Plans and Maintenance Manuals for a wide variety of resource types and clients. Her current work includes exterior restoration of the historic Seattle Federal Office Building, and determination of eligibility for the National Register of Historic Places and building preservation plan for the James A. McClure Federal Building in Boise, Idaho, both for the General Services Administration. Carin is a member of the City of Portland Historic Landmarks Commission. She joined the firm in 2012.

Will Ives, AIA, Receives Passive House Consultant Certification

Reinforcing Hennebery Eddy’s sustainable design expertise, associate Will Ives, AIA, is now a certified passive house consultant (CPHC). Certified by the Passive House Institute US, Will offers streamlined insights to building science components of sustainable design, resulting in more efficiently incorporating energy-conserving features into projects. Will is leading the design of the Yellowstone Youth Campus in Yellowstone National Park, where several buildings will be designed to meet Passive House standards. In 2015 his work for Seattle Preparatory School on its Our Lady of Montserrat Chapel received a Wood Design Award for educational design from US WoodWorks, and a Religious Architecture Honor Award from Faith and Forum Magazine.

About Hennebery Eddy

Hennebery Eddy Architects is a Portland, Oregon-based architectural, interior design and planning firm with a specialty focus in historic preservation and sustainable design.