A Bay Area native, Ryan joins JLA after spending two years collaborating on residential and furniture designs with boutique architecture firms in the Pacific Northwest, where he developed a passion for architecture that incorporates technology, craft, texture, and detail. Ryan shares his passion for architecture with his community as a volunteer high school teacher for teenagers interested in joining the profession. He is also currently pursuing licensure in the state of California. Outside of working, volunteering, and studying, Ryan likes to hike, cook, exercise, kayak, and ride his bike through the City.

Bachelor of Arts in Architecture, University of California, Berkeley
MArch, Concentration in Materials and Fabrication, University of Washington

We do not create the work. I believe, in fact, we are discoverers.” – Glenn Murcutt


Erlanger House in San Francisco by Bernard Maybeck

Simpson Lee House in Australia by Glenn Murcutt