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Trace A. Ward, AIA | Principal

Mr. Ward has been involved in numerous educational projects since joining our predecessor firm in 1988. His experience includes a number of projects at Oregon State University. He has also served as LEED coordinator for Oregon Coast Community College and Kendall Toyota. Those projects received LEED Silver Certification and LEED Platinum Certification respectively.


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Christopher L. Walkup, Assoc. AIA | Principal

Mr. Walkup brings extensive experience in assessment, design, contract administration, and construction observation on a number of large projects. Recently, Chris managed Waldport High School, a new school for Lincoln County School District, through the design and construction phases, while playing an important role in completing the project on time and under budget. He also recently completed design work on Marist High School, an existing facility that will undergo numerous phased remodel projects and a new science wing addition that will bring the facility in line with the school’s academic and facility goals.




Jesse R. Grant, AIA | Principal

With over six years of previous tenure with GLAS Architects, Jesse Grant has recently rejoined the firm; he brings with him nine years of experience in architectural design and project management. He has worked with numerous educational clients ranging from early childhood through higher education. Jesse values the modernization of an existing building as much as a new-build as dictated by the context of the project and the client’s needs. Current work includes Oak Grove Elementary School in Albany, Oregon.