Curtis Architecture and Design P.C.
Curtis Architecture & Design is a growing firm that has a team of staff with expertise in specific fields of Architecture. Each staff member provides a different discipline resulting in a well-rounded, complete architectural team. However, its very important that all our staff are cross trained for additional in-house support during busy times.
Rod Curtis, AIA : Iowa State University - 1991
Rod is the owner, Architect and lead designer. Rod will oversee that your project goes smoothly. He will be your initial contact and work closely with you throughout the project. His 25+ years of working in smaller communities provides lots of experience in a market where most architects choose not to make a living in. Curtis Architecture was started in Oskaloosa, Iowa in 2000 after working in Des Moines and Grinnell. He currently owns offices in Ottumwa and Indianola, Iowa. Rods best talents reside in building relations between the owner, professional design team, building department, general contractor and subcontractors.
Tyler Baumgarten : Iowa State University - 2010
Tylers expertise lies in code compliance, specification writing, and overseeing the production of construction drawings. His years of specification writing has greatly improved his product knowledge providing Curtis Architecture access to the always changing world of material technology. Tylers love however falls in Revitalization. His Green Streets knowledge and relations with the State Historical Preservation Office, Iowa Economic Development Authority, and Iowa Main Street gives Curtis Architectures clients a great advantage when applying for state grant funding. We are quickly becoming the states go to downtown revitalization firm because of Tyler.
Amanda McBirnie : Iowa State University - 2010
Amanda is our Interior Designer. She provides all the interior material expertise and consulting in the office. She is verse in pricing, durability, and installation of products. Her color pallet is wide and verse depending on what direction you as a customer want to go. Amanda has been with us long enough her design talents complement our architectural design intent. She listens closely to your preferences and helps you develop finishes and colors that compliment each other. Whether you have a good idea of what you want or have no clue, Amanda can help you find a design that fits your personality. Amanda is also cross trained in construction drawings, so she will be involved in your overall building design.
Joe Baumgarten :
Joes attention to detail makes him a valuable draftsman. His speed, efficiency and accurate drawings provides our clients with an affordable set of construction documents. Joe excels with detailing, building sections and wall sections. All details will be methodically thought through to ensure they provide the best longest lasting construction possible. Joe prides himself on having a complete set of documents that produces accurate pricing from contractors. His many years working on the construction site provides important insight while doing drawings. Joe is also a master at our 3-dimensional software. No matter the complexity of the design, Joe can represent it in 3D!!