At CONTENT, our mission is not only to create architecture within our clients’ spatial and budgetary needs, but also to deliver a project that is accountable for, and responsive to, the world we live in.
Our diverse architectural backgrounds and educations allow us to approach projects from many angles in an effort to develop the best possible solutions. We believe in a collaborative design process, not only between ourselves, but between us and our client. We strive to identify each client’s individual goals, guide them through the design process, and translate their concepts into a built reality.
Jesse has over 13 years of experience in the Architecture and Construction fields. He has been involved in the design of everything from affordable housing, hospitals, luxury residences, office buildings and even a university campus in Saudi Arabia. With the belief that everyone deserves an Architect, he has pursued various avenues to deliver a quality project no matter the means. In India he assisted with the design and construction of a student dormitory, going as far as hand-tamping the rammed earth walls after hand mixing the soil and cement additives. Displaying a strong interest in sustainable strategies the campus in Saudi Arabia has achieved a LEED Platinum rating. Furthermore he has been active in various professional organizations and most importantly volunteers time to non-profit agencies wishing to pursue green building techniques.
A native of Washington state, Jesse earned a dual bachelor's degree in Construction Management and Architecture from the University of Washington. Continuing his studies at the University of Texas at Austin he acquired a Master of Architecture degree and a cadre of professionals that he considers lucky to call friends.
Heather’s design experience includes residential projects, retail, large scale hospitality projects and interior upfits. She has an extensive background in educational facility design and was a project manager for several public schools in North Carolina before moving to Houston. Since receiving a Masters of Architecture degree from Rice University in 2009, Heather has dedicated most of her time to sustainable residential design. She was part of the team that developed the architectural concept and overall branding strategy for New Living, Houston’s first green building supply store, and currently participates in New Living’s Greenius campaign to educate the community about healthy and sustainable design practices. She holds a Bachelor of Environmental Design in Architecture from North Carolina State University, has taken design studios in Prague and Paris, and was a 2007 Rice Design Alliance Initiatives for Houston Grant recipient.
Heather compliments her architectural career with a passion for graphic design and printmaking. She has volunteered her graphic services for Architecture Center Houston and her prints have been exhibited in North Carolina, Texas, and California.