JOHN RATHER

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For more than thirty years he has owned an architectural firm in Utah and for several years a firm in Las Vegas, Nevada, completing nearly 1,000 building projects. His buildings have been built in many U.S. states and several other countries. Among the projects in Asia, he completed design development for the LDS Church’s temple built in Kowloon. He worked closely with the architects in Hong Kong as they completed construction documents. He has specialized in commercial, industrial, religious, and healthcare work.  

NH RATHER

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NH is an architect at Rather Architecture with experience in commercial, healthcare, and residential projects. His contribution to the office includes building information modeling, 3D visualization and technology development. NH complements his professional work with abstract painting which provides him with a loose and refreshing way for considering urban, cultural, and environmental influences. As a student he studied and lived in Florence, Italy, and Saint Petersburg, Russia. NH has worked for several architectural offices in the Midwest and California. He has served as a guest juror at the University of Idaho College of Architecture. He holds a Master of Architecture from the University of Southern California, a Certificate in Building Science from the University of Southern California and a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from Kent State University. 

KACEY ALLEN

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Kacey is a designer at Rather Architecture. Kacey has a background in graphic design and brings an artist’s perspective to architectural design. He earned a business degree from the University of Utah and utilizes his business acumen as our marketing coordinator.

 

CAROLINE CLARK

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Caroline has a varied background in design including experience with commercial architecture, and having previously worked as a professional photographer. Caroline graduated from Brigham Young University with a master’s degree in communication. She teaches communications courses at Utah Valley University and has presented at Journalism and Mass Communications Symposiums throughout the United States.

RALPH SPENCER STEENBLIK

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He is a designer and curator. His works have been realized on three continents (North America, Europe, Africa) and across many mediums. He has worked at prominent architecture firms in New York and Los Angeles, including KPF, AECOM, and Canon Design (formerly OWP/P). Ralph’s designs have been featured in numerous magazines and exhibitions. He has also been the recipient of several awards, including first place at the Washington D.C. Health Care Design Competition in 2009, and top honors at Southern California Institute of Architecture’s exhibitions.

Ralph specializes in collaboration, architectural philosophy, and advanced technologies, complemented by an intense sense of creativity. He thrives on integrating media, conceptual art, and the scientific models to create positively influential environments. He understands with Churchill that, “We shape our buildings, thereafter they shape us.”

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