Architects

Architects

Beebe Skidmore Architects is an award-winning studio with the belief that challenging parameters lead to unique design character and unexpected solutions. Principals Heidi Beebe and Doug Skidmore provide design leadership and vision for contemporary architecture with purpose and precision. 

The studio has offered articulate, efficient design to discerning clients since 2007. Heidi and Doug integrate with commercial and residential clients as a team, bringing experience from internationally recognized firms responsible for boundary-pushing projects including art museums, single- and multi- family housing, institutional master plans, and commercial projects.

In commercial architecture, Beebe Skidmore’s Swift Agency, the Slabtown neighborhood-shifting headquaters for a growing 160-person company, opened in Portland OR in early 2016. This 30,000 SF project represents a 12-month collaboration between Swift and project^, the building’s developers. Recently the project recieved the American Architecture Award from the Chicago Anthenaeum. 

In residential architecture, “Two Story Four Square,” a house in historic North End in Boise ID, was published in dwell magazine’s “Brilliant Design Across the USA," and received a Merit Award from the American Institute of Architects.

Beebe Skidmore welcomes creative collaborations, team efforts, and challenging projects of all types and sizes.

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Heidi Beebe, AIA LEED, licensed in OR, earned a Master of Architecture from Princeton University and a Bachelor of Arts from Williams College. Heidi has been an architect at nationally recognized firms Machado Silvetti, Thompson & Rose, and Allied Works Architecture. She has been a project architect with management responsibility for several high profile organizations including Seattle Art Museum, Pacific Northwest College of Art, and Disney.

In academia, Heidi has been a lecturer in architecture at the University of Michigan, an invited presenter at symposia from Oregon to Istanbul, and a studio instructor and visiting critic at universities around the country: Tulane, Harvard GSD, Pratt, University of California Berkeley, University of Oregon and Portland State University.

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Doug Skidmore, AIA LEED, licensed in WA, holds a Master of Architecture from Cranbrook Academy of Art and a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Oregon. Doug has been a professor of Architecture and Architectural Engineering and is an expert in materials and architectural detailing. He recently lectured at Rhode Island School of Design and Lawrence Technological University on his independent research and teaching. 

Doug has made significant design and technical contributions to works of architecture nationwide, including nine projects earning AIA awards, and to numerous projects published in journals such as Architectural Record and Detail. Prior to establishing Beebe Skidmore, Doug was a senior associate architect at Allied Works Architecture for ten years, with design responsibility for major projects from concept to realization.

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Nong Vinitchaikul Rath is an architectural, graphic and information designer with a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Virginia. Nong has 15 years of experience guiding documentation for complex projects, architectural competitions and professional communications.

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Pooja Dalal is an architectural designer with a Master of Architecture from the University of Michigan and a Bachelor of Architecture from Kamla Raheja Vidhyanidhi Institute for Architecture at Mumbai University. Pooja has been a university research assistant and instructor and was recently a junior architectural designer at Kohn Pedersen Fox.