Alan Osborne, AIA, vice president and principal at Hennebery Eddy Architects, has earned his Assoc. DBIA certification.

Alan Osborne Retires from Hennebery Eddy Architects

After 20 years of award-winning design practice, operational leadership, staffing management, and professional development oversight, Hennebery Eddy Architects Vice President Alan Osborne, AIA, has retired from the firm.

Alan joined Hennebery Eddy in 2000, designing and managing higher education, institutional, commercial design, public facility planning and renovation, site master planning, and hospitality projects. Throughout his career, clients have appreciated his attention to detail, proactive management style, and problem solving – he was described by one client as “not just seeing a potential problem up ahead, but seeing it from down the street and around the corner.”

Alan’s thoughtful, detail-oriented approach to design and focus on the human experience spans markets and project size. Early in his career with Hennebery Eddy, he served as project manager for the design of the Loyola Jesuit Center in Portland, the design of which was recognized with local, regional, and national awards. More recently, his design leadership for 1,600-square-foot Our Lady of Montserrat Chapel at Seattle Preparatory High School resulted in a Religious Architecture Honor Award from the Interfaith Forum on Religion, Art, and Architecture and Faith & Form Magazine, and a Wood Design Award from US WoodWorks. Alan was also principal-in-charge of some of the firm’s significant higher education projects, including the rehabilitation of 116,000-square-foot Strand Agriculture Hall at Oregon State University, completed in 2016, and Cordley Hall at OSU, currently in construction. Alan’s recent civic and government projects include the 2019 DeMuro Award-winning Sherman County Courthouse in Moro, Oregon, and seismic retrofit and interior modification of the Oregon State Supreme Court building in Salem.

Alan was instrumental in forming the Oregon chapter of the Design-Build Institute of America, helping to establish Hennebery Eddy as a leader in design-build and alternative project delivery methods. He earned his certification as an Associate Design-Build Professional, one of only three professionals to earn certification in Oregon in 2018.

Congratulations, Alan! Thank you for your countless contributions to the firm. We will miss your steady leadership, foresight, and counsel, and will ask ourselves regularly, “What would Alan do?”

Hennebery Eddy Architects and Comma-Q Architecture Merge to Establish Integrated Intermountain West Design Team

PORTLAND, ORE., and BOZEMAN (December 15, 2020) – Hennebery Eddy Architects of Portland, Ore., and Bozeman and Comma-Q Architecture of Bozeman today announced their merger into a combined firm serving clients throughout the West effective January 1, 2021. With a unified set of values, design philosophy, and focus on client service, the combined practice will serve academic, civic, cultural, aviation and private-sector clients throughout the region.

Seeking to foster net-positive environmental outcomes for all projects and bringing the expertise of Hennebery Eddy’s robust historic resources group to landmarks across the region, the combined firm will have an architectural, interior design and planning staff of 70. Ben Lloyd, AIA, founder of Comma-Q, will become a principal and vice president of Hennebery Eddy and will remain the leader of the Bozeman-based team. The Bozeman location will be known as Hennebery Eddy Architects’ Comma-Q Studio.

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Hennebery Eddy Architects Hires Three

Firm welcomes new designers with sustainable design expertise

New designers at Hennebery Eddy, Erica Thompson, AIA, Kristin Erhardt, and Michael Scott
L-R: Erica Thompson, AIA, Kristin Erhardt, and Michael Scott

Hennebery Eddy Architects has hired three staff members with sustainable design experience, underscoring the firm’s commitment to net-positive and sustainable design solutions.

Erica Thompson, AIA, joined Hennebery Eddy as a project architect, bringing occupant health and wellness and energy efficiency expertise to her work on the renovation of the Columbia Square Building in downtown Portland. Erica has large-scale senior housing, office workspace, and transportation agency master planning experience. She also worked as an energy efficiency consultant, developing and implementing programs to advance energy-efficient products and technologies in the marketplace. Erica is a LEED Green Associate and a member of Hennebery Eddy’s sustainability committee, advancing the firm’s net-positive design process. She serves on the International Living Future Institute Portland Collaborative steering committee, advocating for sustainability at the local policy level. Erica earned a Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs from Lewis & Clark College and a Master of Architecture from the University of Oregon.

Kristin Erhardt joined the firm as a design staff member, applying a global sustainability perspective gained from living and studying in rural and urban settings around the world. A LEED Green Associate, she is working on a renovation of the Alaska Airlines lounge at Portland International Airport and the renovation of Cordley Hall at Oregon State University. Kristin earned a Bachelor of Design in Architecture from the University of Minnesota with a minor in sustainability studies and completed her Master of Architecture with a sustainable technologies focus at the University of Oregon.

Hennebery Eddy also hired Michael Scott as a member of its design staff. Michael takes a holistic, sustainable, community-oriented approach to his design work, drawing on his experience leading education and engagement initiatives for the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) California Central Coast Chapter. His project work at Hennebery Eddy includes an administrative building and a training center renovation, both for Clackamas Fire District No. 1. Michael earned his Bachelor of Architecture from California Polytechnic State University with a minor in sustainable environments. He is a LEED Green Associate.

Hennebery Eddy Architects Announces New Hires and Promotion

New staff members strengthen firm’s sustainable design and BIM expertise

L-R: Sam Bennett, AIA, Abby Short, Amber Nobe
L-R: Sam Bennett, AIA, Abby Short, Amber Nobe

Hennebery Eddy Architects welcomed two staff members to the firm this summer, deepening its sustainable design, architectural and building information management (BIM) capabilities.

Samantha Bennett, AIA, joined the firm as a project architect, bringing high- and mid-rise multifamily housing, student housing, commercial, and mixed-used project experience, with specialized expertise as a Certified Passive House Consultant. She previously worked as an energy analyst, modeling energy savings and providing technical leadership and support for commercial energy efficiency projects. Sam applies a unique perspective on whole building design and sustainability to her Hennebery Eddy projects, which include rehabilitation of an historic dormitory in Mammoth, Wyo., and a new maintenance facility in the Lake Historic District in Yellowstone National Park. Sam is a LEED Green Associate and earned a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Oregon.

Abby Short joined Hennebery Eddy as a member of the firm’s design staff, applying significant BIM knowledge to the Portland International Airport Concourse E Extension project. Abby specializes in coordinating design models and drawings and working with project teams on Revit implementation. She is a LEED accredited professional and earned a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from Ball State University and a Master of Architecture at Portland State University.

The firm also announces the promotion of Amber Nobe to marketing manager. Since joining Hennebery Eddy in 2016 as senior marketing coordinator, she has managed proposal and qualifications package development, marketing content and the marketing database, as well as the firm’s website. She is also a member of the firm’s sustainability committee, promoting a net-positive design approach. Amber has a Bachelor of Arts in mass communication from Linfield College.