Michael leads Bassetti’s K-12 educational sector, managing projects of all scales, including the design and construction of five major high schools over the past nine years. An innate problem solver, he excels at working on complex projects and skillfully balances owner needs, constructability, practicality, and budget with aesthetics. His affable nature and communication style create strong relationships between the client, design team, contractor, and consultants.
As the leader of Basseti’s Portland office, Joe plays an active role in local design and is a champion for projects that promote pride and instill a sense of community. As an advocate for sustainable, integrated design solutions he immerses himself in a project as early as possible to develop a deep understanding of place and environmental conditions. His ability to balance project management with design is a strong asset to any project team.
Jordan is well-versed in master planning, complex adaptive reuse projects, navigating the regulatory processes associated with Landmarked buildings including, the evaluation of historic buildings, planning educational campuses and facilities, and test fitting school programs in existing buildings. He is also knowledgeable in alternative delivery methods, including GC/CM and Design-Build, and believes they provide better budget control, fewer change orders, and time-saving outcomes. He is an able communicator who enjoys building relationships and finds fulfillment in improving communities through public work.
Caroline combines exceptional communication, organization, and technical skills with seasoned knowledge of design review and building code regulatory processes. She believes that great projects result from the ability to listen, understand, and respond to client goals; and actively engages her team to achieve these goals. Caroline has managed highly complex projects through her exceptional skills in building collaborative teams committed to success.
Lorne is dedicated to creating educational spaces that spark the academic, social, physical, and cultural development of children. He has received local, national, and international attention for his approach to innovative school planning and design, and revitalizing historic schools as centers for 21st century learning. In partnership with several renowned educators, Lorne co-authored Architecture for Achievement: Building Patterns for Small School Learning.
Dan is an exceptional project leader with a rare combination of management, communication and design skills. He has focused his career on long range planning for Public Institutions and Catholic Parish campuses, as well as the preservation, restoration, and rehabilitation of historic structures. In addition to scholastic and historic projects, Dan has over 25 years of golf course facilities planning and design experience. Looking for ways to reduce his carbon footprint personally and professionally, Dan brings a deeply rooted sustainability ethic to all projects.
Marilyn is focused on working with public and non-profit clients to produce enduring and functional buildings. Her work has been published in Architectural Record, Journal of Interfaith Forum, Art and Architecture, Design Times and many Seattle-based newspapers. Active in the Seattle community, Marilyn received a 2007 Puget Sound Business Journal “Women of Influence” Award.
Rick demonstrates effective and sensitive leadership working with community groups to arrive at a common vision, and translating that vision into award-winning designs. Award-winning projects include Lynnwood High School (2010 A4LE James D. MacConnell Award) and the Wa He Lut Indian School (1999 Design Building Institute of America, Best Project Under $5 Million).