ANDREA PESCHEL SWAN

ANDREA PESCHEL SWAN

AIA

  • Registered Architect in Minnesota and New York since 2003
  • 22 Years Professional Experience
  • Extensive experience in Residential Design, as well as experience in Town Planning, Commercial, Office, Recreational and Civic Architecture.
  • Certificate Holder, NCARB
  • Member, American Institute of Architects (AIA)
  • Member, Institute of Classical Architecture & Classical America
  • AIA MPLS Chapter Board, past Director

Training

Andrea's passion for Architecture began at young age while spending summers in Europe - her parents immigrated from Slovakia, and her family still resides throughout Europe.

After graduating from Visitation High School located in Mendota Heights, MN, Andrea earned her Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Notre Dame, including a year at the School of Architecture's Rome Studies Center. Andrea's classical training led her to New York City where she performed her internship and established licensure while devoting more than half-a-decade at the renowned firm of Cooper, Robertson & Partners. Andrea practiced at TEA2 Architects in Minneapolis before founding Swan Architecture in 2009.

Outside of Architecture, Andrea enjoys spending quality time with her husband and two daughters. She also enjoys painting, cooking, fishing, hiking, golf and skiing.


CONSTANCE CHEN

CONSTANCE CHEN

ASSOC. AIA

  • Bachelor of Architecture Degree, University of Notre Dame
  • Bachelor of Arts in Chinese Language & Literature, University of Notre Dame
  • Certificate Holder, NCARB
  • 5 years of Work in Residential Architecture
  • LEED Certified, USGBC

Experience

Constance is a native Minnesotan, and after graduating from Wayzata High School in Plymouth, MN, she went on to graduate from the University of Notre Dame with dual degrees, a Bachelor of Architecture and Bachelor of Arts in Chinese Language and Literature in 2011.

Her studies in Architecture included a year in the Rome Studies Center as well as research trips to Greece and Taiwan. Constance’s classical training lead her back to Rome to complete an architectural assistantship before returning to Minnesota to join Swan Architecture in 2012.

Constance is LEED Accredited Professional.
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CARLOS BRAVO

CARLOS BRAVO

ASSOC. AIA

Experience

  • Bachelor of Architecture, University of Michoacan
  • 23 Years of Professional Experience
  • 19 Years of Work in Residential Architecture
  • 7 Years as Revit Manager
  • 4 Years of work in Commercial Architecture

Training

Carlos earned his 5 yr. Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Michoacan in Morelia, Mexico. After graduating he first worked for a residential design and build firm, and then joined one of the largest theater design companies, Cinepolis, creating prototypes for movie complexes in Mexico and Ecuador.

After moving to the United States in 2000, he worked with Brown and Bills Architects in Dayton Ohio; Then after moving to Minnesota he devoted over a decade working with Aulik and Associates, a residential design and build company.

By working in different global locations, Carlos has acquired a diverse knowledge in residential design and different construction systems.

Carlos enjoys spending time with his family, expanding his scientific and technological interests, freestyling his photographic talents, as well as walking, biking and playing tennis.


KYLE SNYDER

KYLE SNYDER

Experience

  • Masters of Architecture Degree - University of Minnesota
  • Bachelors of Interior Design, University of Wisconsin – Stout
  • Over 6 years of Work in Residential Interior Design
  • 2 years of work in Residential Architecture

Training

Kyle grew up a stone's throw from the Twin Cities in River Falls, Wisconsin. He earned his Bachelor's degree in Art and Interior Design from University of Wisconsin – Stout, then went on to earn his Masters of Architecture degree from the University of Minnesota. Upon graduating, he apprenticed with Lazor Office Architects then went on to devote 6 years with Billy Beson Company, an established Interior Design firm. His studies in Architecture include study abroad in Japan and a mission trip building shelters in Guatemala. Kyle enjoys the creativity and attention to detail involved with a project as it comes to life.

Aside from architecture, Kyle enjoys country living in Afton, MN with his wife, son, and their two miniature donkeys. He also enjoys other creative endeavors such as wine-making, woodworking, and gardening.


KYLE SNYDER

CONSULTANTS


  • Landscape
  • Interiors
  • Lighting
  • Accoustical
  • Audio Visual
  • Structural
  • Feng Shui

The Swan Architecture team has spent years cultivating close partnerships with a range of highly qualified consultants. When deemed appropriate for the project, we rely on them to bring their knowledge and skill set from their respective fields to the table. Collaboration with our esteemed consultants vital to the success of our projects.

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