Alina was drawn to EW by the innovative projects it works on, as well as the belief that quality design is for everyone and can have a positive impact on people and the communities where they live. She is a graduate of the Masters in Architecture program at the University of Oregon – Portland, where she focused on sustainable urbanism, as well as of the Pomegranate Center’s community facilitation training program. She also holds a Bachelors in Environmental Design from the University of Colorado – Boulder.
At EW, Alina focuses on community facilities ranging from food banks to health care facilities to group homes to an innovation incubator.
Representative projects include:
- East Whatcom Regional Resource Center Phase Two
- Country Doctor Community Health Center (Seattle)
- Sand Point Group Homes
Alina enjoys hiking, backpacking, board games, time with her dog, and ongoing learning in community and sustainable design.