Seth Anderson, Principal Architect, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP

Licensed Architect in Oregon, Arizona, California, Montana, Texas and Washington

 sanderson@ascentarch.com

Seth enjoys technically challenging work and prides himself on keeping projects on schedule and within budget while meeting client needs. He also believes in furthering the architecture profession and serves on the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Oregon Board of Delegates and previously was a director for the AIA-SW Oregon chapter. During his career, Seth has worked as a project manager and/or administrator on facilities and developments with budgets up to $24 million and in excess of 140,000 square feet. His experience includes senior living, apartment, retail, office and governmental buildings, complexes and campuses. His specialty interests include building-enclosure design and investigation; code compliance; and energy-efficient design. Seth frequently attends Building Enclosure Council (BEC) conferences and workshops and the biennial Building Enclosure Technology and Environment Council’s Building Envelope Science and Technology (BEST) conference. Additionally, he was one of the first architects in the nation to apply the International Green Construction Code (IgCC) to a project. Seth and his wife have lived in Bend since 2004.

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Select project experience:

  • McKenzie Meadow Senior Living and Memory Care, 46,000 square feet, Sisters, OR, Architect of Record
  • The Gardens at Brook Ridge Assisted Living and Memory Care Senior Housing, 81 units, 76,000 sf, licensed care facility in Pharr, TX, Architect of Record
  • Katy Independent Living Community, 118 units, 134,000 sf, independent senior housing, Katy, Texas, Architect of Record
  • Tarrytowne Independent Living remodel, 90,600 sf, Houston, TX, Architect of Record
  • Worthy Brewing Observatory and Expansion, Bend, Oregon, Architect of Record
  • Three Creeks Brewing Production Facility, 8,000 sf, brewery, laboratory and administration offices, Sisters, OR, Architect of Record
  • Wild Ride Brew, 8,700 sf, brewery, tasting room, facade, Redmond, OR, Architect of Record
  • 100-Unit Affordable Housing Apartment Complex, Bend, OR, Architect of Record
  • 104-Unit Affordable Housing Apartment Complex, Bend, OR, Architect of Record
  • Blue Mountain Hospital, emergency room remodel, John Day, OR, Architect of Record
  • Central Oregon Veterans Association Multifamily Housing, 4,900 sf, Bend, OR Architect of Record
  • 18 NW Oregon, sustainable remodel, Class A commercial office building, Bend, OR, Architect of Record
  • Department of Veteran’s Affairs New Community Based Outpatient Clinic, LEED Gold certified, Bend, OR, Project Manager through construction documents (while a Senior Associate at Steele Associates Architects)
  • GSA Eugene Federal Building Remodel, U.S. Army Corp of Engineers, Eugene, OR, Project Architect through design development (while a Senior Associate at Steele Associates Architects)
  • Mount Bachelor Memory Care, Bend, OR, Project Manager through design development (while a Senior Associate at Steele Associates Architects)
  • Sterling Savings Bank, Walla Walla Branch, Walla Walla, WA, Project Architect (while at Steele Associates Architects)
  •  Near Net-Zero Residence, highly efficient construction with solar array, eastern Oregon, Project Manager (while a Senior Associate at Steele Associates Architects)
  •  U.S. Forest Service Bend/Fort Rock and Deschutes Ranger District Bend-Pine Administration Building, LEED Gold certified, Project Architect (while at Steele Associates Architects)
  • Innovation Center Building 20 and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Tenant Improvement, LEED Gold certified, Tri-Cities Research District, Richland, WA, Project Manager (while a Senior Associate at Steele Associates Architects)
  • Innovation Center Building 1B, Washington State University Tri-Cities Teaching and Research Laboratories, LEED Silver certified, Tri-Cities Research District, Richland, WA, Project Manager (while a Senior Associate at Steele Associates Architects)
  • Innovation Center Street and Utility Infrastructure Improvements,  Tri-Cities Research District, Richland, WA, Project Administrator (while a Senior Associate at Steele Associate Architects)
  • Oregon State University-Cascades Graduate Building remodel, Project Manager/Architect through construction documentation (while a Senior Associate at Steele Associate Architects)
  • Clatskanie People’s Utility District Headquarters, Clatskanie, WA, Project Architect (while at Steele Associates Architects)
  •  Umpqua Bank, NWC Branch, Bend, OR, Project Manager (while at Steele Associates Architects)
  •  9th and Rose Retail Center, Walla Walla, WA, Project Manager (while at Steele Associates Architects)
  •  Pioneer Crossing Retail Center and tenant improvements: Boston’s Pizza, Jo-Ann Fabrics, Tan Republic, U.S. Cellular, Bend, OR, Project Manager (while at Steele Associates Architects)
  •  Bechtel National Material Handling Facility Office and Warehouse, LEED Certified, Richland, WA, Project Manager (while at Steele Associates Architects)
  •  Aircraft Rubber Manufacturing, Redmond, OR, Job Captain (while at Steele Associates Architects)
  •  Northwest Crossing Buildings F and G, LEED Silver certified, Bend, OR, Job Captain (while at Steele Associates Architects)
  •  West Coast Bank, Century Drive Branch, Bend, OR, Project Manager (while at Steele Associates Architects)
  •  Oxford Suites Headquarters, Bend, OR, Job Captain (while at Steele Associates Architects)
  •  Riverhouse Convention Center, LEED Silver certified, Bend, OR, Job Captain (while at Steele Associates Architects)
  •  Center for Integrated Medicine, Redmond, OR, Job Captain (while at Steele Associates Architects)
  •  Franklin Crossing mixed-use building, Bend, OR, Design Professional (while at Steele Associates Architects)
  •  City of Moscow Fire Station, Moscow, ID, Job Captain (while at Castellaw Kom Architects)
  •  Asotin County Aquatics Center, Clarkston, WA, Job Captain (while at Castellaw Kom Architects)
  •  Independence Hill, 14-unit  housing complex for developmentally disabled adults, Moscow, ID, Job Captain (while at Castellaw Kom Architects)
  •  Kappa Alpha Theta Sorority House, Moscow, ID, Design Intern (while at Castellaw Kom Architects)

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Specialties:

  • Building envelope design and evaluation
  • Senior living and multifamily (apartment) residential communities
  • Breweries, distilleries and production facilities
  • Retail design
  • Civic buildings
  • Green building technologies
  • Project management
  • Program facilitation
  • Secure Compartmentalized Information Facilities (SCIF) 

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