Galen Page | Principal
Galen is a co-founder and principal architect at Page & Beard Architects, PS. Before attending the architecture program at Washington State University Galen took one year of study at Arizona Institute of Drafting, Design, & Engineering. This experience provided him with a comprehensive understanding of the field of architecture and engineering. While attending the Bachelor of Architecture program at WSU, Galen worked summers as an architectural intern for three design firms in Bellingham, Washington. His second semester of the fourth year in the architecture program was spent at the University of Copenhagen studying architectural design with students from around the world under the direction of the world renowned city planner and Danish architect Jahn Gehl and international architect and artist Ole Kortsu.
After graduating with honors from the architecture program he worked for five years drafting and designing both public and private projects before joining forces with Lee Beard to start Page & Beard Architects in 1990. He has carved out a niche in the public works sector designing over a dozen Utility Districts. Galen’s specialty is listening to the client and designing a building, whether it is a small remodel or a large Utility district, that fits the specific needs of the owner-occupier.
Brandt McCorkle | Production Manager & Construction Administration
Brandt is a licensed architect working at Page & Beard Architects for 20 years. He began his career working for the Seattle firm of Waldron, Pomery, Smith, Foote and Aquira, participating in large institutional projects, including the U of W Hospital expansion, Hawthorne Elementary School, and Snohomish High School Stadium projects. Prior to Page & Beard, he worked with Galen Page and Lee Beard at Driftmier Architects, forming part of the core group responsible for all design and production work from 1987-1990, and remained through 1996.
After joining Page & Beard Architects in 1996 he began working with ArchiCad and became the CADD department manager along with his other responsibilities. He has kept current as the software evolved, including the development of BIM (Building Information Modeling), a 3-D modeling system for Architects and Engineers. With his degree in Construction Management, Brandt has specialized in the Contract Administration and Construction Observation Phases. He is also responsible for writing most of the technical specifications for the public works projects.
David Jewett | Job Captain
David has been working with Page & Beard Architects for over 20 years. He graduated form the University of Washington with a Bachelor of Architecture with an emphasis in landscape architecture. David began his career working for Zervas Group Architects. He worked for Zervas Group for 4 1/2 years on many public projects including several fire stations, Whatcom Community Collage Technical Center, Whatcom Middle School and HUD/Bellingham Housing Authority elderly housing renovations. After Zervas he worked for Hall Kienast Architects working on churches for The Church of Later Day Saints and custom residential design and production.
David began working with the design team at Page & Beard Architects in 1996. He is a critical member of our design team and has contributed significantly on all of the firm’s projects. Over his career David has specialized in the development and production of construction documents and knowledge of building material science. His interests in construction technology, building systems and understanding of structures and building materials gives him the expertise to create functional, cost effective solutions for all of our building designs.
Ian Story | Intern Architect
Ian has been a team member at Page & Beard since entering graduate school at the University of Washington in 2010. He worked summers at P&B through graduate school and became a full time employee after he graduated with his Master’s degree in Architecture from the University of Washington in 2012. He is currently working on his required hours to take the Architecture Exam to become a licensed Architect. Ian is an integral part of our team and works with all members of the team to develop construction documents and specifications.
Annie Hilleary | Project Coordinator
Annie started working at Page & Beard while attending graduate school. She has since graduated with a master’s degree in Sustainability and Environmental Management from the Harvard University Extension School. Her focus in school was sustainable design and construction. She handles the day to day coordination of all jobs and consults on all green building projects.