Architecture is a time-honored profession that is responsible for both the beauty and functionality of the built environment in which we live. At Heights Venture, we are proud to be part of that historic tradition while continuously looking toward the future. We embrace current technologies and utilize state-of-the-art visualizations and 3D documentation to accurately and effectively educate and communicate designs and concepts to our clients and colleagues. With a team of passionate, knowledgeable, and creative individuals we are available and eager to help realize your vision.
Senior Project Designer
Since becoming an owner in 2021, Eric has introduced insightful new ideas and an invigorating vitality to the partnership. Eric may be the newest partner, but he has tremendous experience and expertise with corporate roll-out programs, prototype adaptations and regulatory processes. He adeptly orchestrates his team from his home office or when he is on the road. We believe his secret power is finding order camouflaged in entropy. Eric implements the lessons he extracts from his beloved Star Wars franchise to guide his outstanding instincts and management skills. The force is definitely strong with him.
The resident historian, Robert loves to discuss architectural origins, styles, types and classical details. Even his personal travels revolve around visits to architectural and archaeological sites. Robert is perfectly suited for his role in the firm because he promotes and truly believes in the ‘power of process’ and ‘sense of place’...whether it applies to the Firm, the Profession or life. Robert is integral in the development and continuing evolution of the firm’s service and delivery process. He’s vital to our mentorship program to mold our architectural interns into complete and whole architects. He is the lovable architectural nerd.
Our intrepid leader. Scott brings an informed and collaborative approach to managing the firm. He expects a high standard of quality and efficiency from every aspect of the firm. However, his heart and soul is still laser-focused on being the ultimate well-rounded architect. Scott has an innate ability to create schematic plans to scale ...without using a scale. His experience has transformed him into an expert in site planning, construction methods and detailing. He’s a ‘numbers’ guy, too; with his ability to process numbers benefiting our clients and the firm. As for his hobbies, we’re not sure if he has any because he’s such a workaholic.
Blake is the consummate optimist that continuously looks on the bright side of life. His legendary enthusiasm regarding social engagements and events manifests in an impressive calendar of activities. He takes optimal advantage of his Business Development role by attempting to play as much golf on company time as possible. His responsibilities afford him opportunities to fulfill his passion for traveling and exploring new places. Blake’s history with grocery and restaurant clients makes him a sought-after consultant for concept development, schematic design and space planning.
Michael, our native Houstonian, has the experience and the confidence to say what really needs to be said. Nearly every weekend, Michael can be found planting or engaging in some landscape refinement at his home. This gives him an edge when integrating landscape design into his project. Not shy of being center stage, he enjoys presenting his building designs and discussing issues with regulatory agencies in order to make sure his clients realize their vision.
A facilitator and problem solver, Lance enjoys working with and empowering his studio to be involved in every aspect of the project delivery process. He enjoys a team environment and encourages team members to pursue excellence and take ownership in their work. His professional experience has afforded him extensive practical knowledge in the application of construction details and building codes.
Will is one of our longest tenured team leaders and has helped lead the entire Plano production team for many years. There is hardly a project-type that he has not touched during his career. Because of his extensive experience, Will has a strong knowledge of grocery store, restaurant, fitness center and retail shell design. Will has a keen eye for detail and is thoroughly adept at the quality-control phase of production. This makes him an excellent mentor to the aspiring architects in the firm.
Jerry is a man of vast knowledge and experience. He started in the design and construction industry as a landscape designer, custom furniture and architectural millwork fabricator and installer, and restaurant/bar design-builder. With nearly forty years’ experience designing and building projects across many market sectors, he enjoys the challenges associated with urban infill, adaptive re-use, historic, hospitality and vertically integrated mixed-use projects.
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