Chuck is responsible for overseeing design and technical quality of
projects, client communication, cost estimating and presentations. Chuck holds
two degrees from the University of Minnesota: Bachelor of Architecture (1978)
and Bachelor of Environmental Design (1978). He is a member of the
American Institute of Architects (AIA) and is a former co-chair of the Minnesota
AIA Small Firms Committee. Chuck is registered in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and
Colorado. He is also certified with the National Council of Architectural
Registration Boards (NCARB) and is therefore eligible for reciprocal registration
in other states. Chuck formerly taught in the architecture department of the
University of Minnesota College of Design (CDes). He currently volunteers with
the CDes Mentor Program and is a former member of the CDes Professional
Advisory Committee. He is a member of the Seward Civic and
Commerce Association, a former member of the Community Development
Committee of the Seward Neighborhood Group, and is currently a Board member and
Past President of the Milwaukee Avenue Homeowner’s Association. Chuck was also a
member of DAG360, the citizens Design Advisory Group appointed by Hennepin County to
provide feedback on making the new Minnesota Twins Ballpark approachable,
accessible and inviting from all sides.
Lynn is responsible for office administration, coordinating project timelines
and expediting communication among project participants. She has a long held
interest in design, metalsmithing and architecture. She is a docent at the
Minneapolis Institute of arts and her jewelry design website is jlbdesign.net.
Lynn holds a Bachelor and Master of Science degree from the University of Colorado.
Perry Bolin Architecture LLC.
Perry and Chuck have maintained an on-going collaboration since 2010. Perry has over
40 years experience with buildings of all types and sizes. Notable in his portfolio are the
Mall of America (architect-of-record), the St. Paul A Skyway System (project manager).
Perry also has experience as a construction project manager and property developer.
With a wonderful singing voice (and steel-guitar talent), don't be surprised if Perry breaks
into song for no apparent reason. Recent collaborations include a new Lakewinds Food
Urban Design Perspectives
Alicia and Chuck have maintained an on-going collaboration since 2002. With Masters
degrees in both Architecture and Business Administration, Alicia has over 23 years
experience. Most notable among projects accomplished by UDP and CLA is the University
of Minnesota's Urban Research and Outreach Engagement Center (UROC) in North
Underground Architecture and Design
Jeff has over 15 years of Architectural Design and Project Management experience. He is a
Licensed Architect and LEED Accredited Professional; and has assisted clients with LEED
registration and green building design approaches. Additionally, his enthusiasm for design
helps bring fresh ideas and strong design skills to the table relating to both commercial and
residential projects. Recent collaborations with Jeff include projects for Hennepin County
Public Health and a 54-unit housing project in South Minneapolis.
Rowe's Work Architects
Donald has provided Design and Project Management services to CLA on a provisional
project architect basis since 1985. In addition to his Bachelor's degree in Architecture and
Masters of Arts degree, Don's talents and interests extend to swing dancing and gourmet
Ongoing relationships are maintained with engineering and design consultants including
civil, structural, mechanical, electrical, lighting, acoustics, interiors, landscape, specifications
and cost estimating.