ABOUT

PEOPLE

PROJECTS

CWPA has developed a solid reputation of specialized experience in educational, judicial, government facilities. At the same time, we have built and nurtured a general practice that includes many years of experience in various commercial, recreational, religious, health and wellness, and special needs projects. Our long standing commitment to excellence, coupled with our broad range of projects, energizes our professional staff and offers the promise of new and exciting challenges as we look into the future.

FIRM PROFILE

Carlson West Povondra Architects is a medium sized architectural firm. We have consciously sized our firm to capably provide quality services on small and large projects. Our clients benefit from our ability to dedicate our most experienced people, our principals, to work directly and meaningfully on each and every project. We have recruited and maintained a highly motivated staff. As an employee owned firm, each of us bring an owner's perspective to our daily work and share in the benefits of a job well done.

HISTORY

Founded in 1987, Carlson West Povondra Architects has established itself as a diverse practice with a rich history of designing a wide variety of project types.

 

Since our founding, we have experienced a steady, controlled growth in professional staff. Our combination of a strong work ethic, positive office atmosphere, employee ownership, and our encouragement of future leadership from within has allowed us to attract and retain a strong, reliable staff and to maintain continuity as we look to the future.

VALUES

We believe in client satisfaction, design effort, due diligence, continuous education and professional growth. We stand by our promise to deliver design services in a fiscal, functional, and environmentally responsible manner. We respect the opinions of others and understand that as a team, we can succeed in providing innovative and thoughtful solutions that satisfy our client's needs. We believe in strengthening our neighborhoods, promoting sustainability practices and continually searching for new and better ways to conserve resources and maximize the efficiency of our designs.

SERVICES

Our value to our clients includes a variety of services that help develop our projects from the earliest stages through design, construction, occupancy and beyond.

•  Architectural Design

•  Accessibility Studies

•  Consulting

•  Design / Build Partnering

•  Urban Design

•  Feasibility Studies

•  Site Evaluation

•  Models & Animation Presentations

•  Master Planning

•  Facilities Management

•  Life Safety / Building Code Evaluations

•  Interior Design / Space Programming

•  Fixtures, Furniture & Equipment

•  Public Financing Assistance

•  Building Diagnostic & Remediation

•  Alternative Construction Methodology

•  Holistic Budgeting and Cost

•  LEED / Accredited Sustainable Design

•  Building Integration Modeling (BIM)

•  Security Assessment and Consulting

PEOPLE

We maintain a diverse staff of architects, design professionals, and construction specialists working together in a collaborative environment that is essential to our practice. Our best work is a direct result of open communication and creativity among and between ourselves, our consultants, and our clients.

 

As an employee owned firm, each of us bring an owner's perspective to our daily work and shares in the benefits of a job well done.

AL POVONDRA

Architect - Principal

MIKE WEST

Architect - Principal

JON CARLSON

Architect - Principal

MIKE LACEY

Principal

BOB SOUKUP

Architect - Associate in the Firm

JAMIE ECKMANN

Interior Designer / Business Dev. - Associate in the Firm

MATT KRAUSE

Architecture

JOHN DEACY

Architect

DAVID PENKA

Architecture

ERIK ANDERSON

Architecture

JANENE BOLT

Interior Designer

MAGGIE MYERS

Interior Designer

MIKE THOMAZIN

Construction Administrator

ZACH MOJE

Construction Administrator

CHUCK WEAVER

Accounting

WILL DENDINGER

Architectural Student Intern

MARJ BRUMELS

Reception

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5060 Dodge St | Omaha, NE 68132