Gregory A. McCracken, AIA, has been promoted to Senior Associate. Greg has over 20 years of architectural experience and joined BLRB in 2011 as director of the firm’s Spokane office. Greg is a skilled project manager and architect and has worked on numerous educational and civic projects including currently, the modernization of Walla Walla High School and the modernization of Stevens County’s Administration Building in Colville, WA.
Abbey Cwiek-Garrett, IIDA, IDCW, has been promoted to Associate. An interior designer with over 10 years of experience, Abbey joined BLRB in 2009 and brings specialized skills in space planning and programming for projects ranging from educational facilities and commercial spaces to office interiors and healthcare facilities. Abbey’s recent work includes
the renovation of the Clean Water Innovation and Technology Lab at University of Washington Tacoma and the replacement of Baker Middle School for Tacoma Public Schools. Abbey graduated from Washington State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Interior Design.
Aaron Winston, Associate AIA, has been promoted to Associate of the firm. A talented and creative designer, Aaron has significant experience in residential and commercial design. Aaron’s current projects include the Gateway Project at Eastern Washington University, encompassing a stadium renovation/expansion to include mixed-use opportunities. Aaron is a graduate of University of Washington with a Bachelor of Arts in Architectural Studies.
Caela McKeever, LEED® AP, joined our Tacoma office, bringing specialized skills in architecture and interior design. Caela graduated Magna Cum Laude from California Polytechnic State University with a Bachelor of Architecture degree and recently completed the Architect Registration Examinations.
Richard H. Higgins, AIA, LEED® AP, recently joined BLRB Architects to direct the firm’s Portland office. He brings more than 30 years of architectural planning and design experience to his new position and significant depth in secondary and post-secondary facility planning and design. Richard has earned an outstanding reputation for collaborative project development, creative design solutions and responsive service.