Working with Convergence Architecture to transform the playground at James John Elementary was a great experience. Joseph gracefully guided our vision for the space over the course of two years, and connected us to the right specialists and solid contractors to help accomplish our goals. The project wouldn’t have been a success without them. Thanks from the Crew at Depave!
Meet The Team
Barb Anderson brings over 13 years of architectural experience in the Portland area.
Barb graduated with a Bachelor of Architecture degree as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish from North Dakota State University and is a registered architect in Oregon, Washington and Wisconsin.
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Joseph Purkey began working in architecture in 2003, gathering experience in all phases of design and project mgt.
Joseph also consults to the St. Johns Neighborhood Association, St. Johns Center for Opportunity, and Cathedral Park Neighborhood Association on land use and design issues.
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Eli Elder has over 15 years of experience in the field of architecture and construction.
Eli received his Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Oregon and is a registered architect in the States of Oregon, California, Indiana, Idaho and Washington.
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Allen’s architectural experience includes retail, commercial, institutional and industrial projects.
Allen was raised in Spokane and is an avid hiker, having hiked most of the Pacific Crest Trail through Washington.
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Adam has over 11 years in design and over 15 years in construction, with experience in contract…
Adam has a B.A. in Mathematics from Reed College and a Master of Architecture from the University of Oregon.
Monica began her architecture career in 2007. Her project experience includes fire stations,
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David Islas joined Convergence Architecture in 2014 as a recent graduate of the School…
Originally from Texas, Christa graduated with a Bachelor of Science in…
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Crystal earned an AAS in Interior Design from Portland Community
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Maria brings to the team over three years in management experience.
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