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jeffrey allsbrook aia ncarb leed ap, partner

Jeffrey Allsbrook, a licensed architect and founding principal of Standard, received a BS in Architecture from the Ohio State University and a Master of Architecture from the Southern California Institute of Architecture. He also studied architecture at the Städelschule in Frankurt, Germany and at the Berlage Institute in Amsterdam. Mr. Allsbrook’s built and theoretical work has been featured in numerous publications both nationally and internationally. In addition to his professional work, he is committed to architectural education and research. He maintained a faculty position at the University of Southern California from 1999 to 2009. Mr. Allsbrook has presented lectures on Standard’s work and his research on Le Corbusier, as well as juried reviews at USC, SCI Arc, UCLA, Otis College and Rice University. Prior to forming Standard, Mr. Allsbrook was a designer at Munkenbeck and Marshall in London, and a project architect for Mack Architects in Los Angeles. He is licensed in California, New York, Nevada and Washington.

silvia kuhle aia leed ap, partner

Silvia Kuhle, a licensed architect and founding principal of Standard, received her Diploma in architecture from the Technische Universität in Darmstadt, Germany and her Master of Architecture from Columbia University in New York. Ms. Kuhle worked with Morphosis Architects for more then ten years. As Project Manager and Principal, she managed a broad range of award winning educational, institutional, governmental, cultural and residential projects. In 2006 she led the firm’s competition winning design for the Phare Tower in Paris, a 300 meter commercial office building that aims to set new benchmarks for sustainable design while providing an iconic landmark in the Parisian skyline. Ms. Kuhle led many of the firm’s most celebrated projects, including the third phase of the Hypo Alpe-Adria Bank in Klagenfurt, Austria, the Caltrans District 7 Headquarters in Los Angeles and the New Academic Building for the Cooper Union in New York City. As Project Architect, she was responsible for the Long Beach International Elementary School and the Children’s Museum Los Angeles. Ms. Kuhle’s work has been published in A+U, Architectural Record, SOMA, Columbia University Abstract, and SD. Ms. Kuhle taught design studios at UCLA, as well as lectured and juried reviews at SciArc, UCLA, USC and Cornell University. Ms. Kuhle was awarded 1st place for her master plan of a sustainable housing and industrial development in Augsburg, Germany and also won 1st prize for the design of a light rail station in Dortmund, Germany.

meaghan pohl, designer

meaghan@standardarchitecture.com 323 662 1000 | ext. 213 Meaghan Pohl received her Bachelor of Architecture, magna cum laude, from USC. While in school she was involved with Alpha Rho Chi, a professional architecture fraternity, and studied abroad in Italy. Her studies earned her a USC Global Scholar Prize, Town and Gown Scholarship, and the School of Architecture thesis delineation award. Prior to joining Standard LLP she designed trampoline parks with Sky Zone Sports. In 2013, she began working with Standard LLP. She has worked on a flagship store for Hourglass Cosmetics and also participated in the design and documentation for residential projects in the greater LA area.

jenny ly, designer

jenny@standardarchitecture.com 323 662 1000 | ext 204 Jenny Ly received her Bachelor of Arts with a major in Art from UCLA and her Master of Architecture from UCLA, where she participated in study abroad excursions to Scandinavia, China, and the UAE. Prior to joining Standard LLP she worked on large-scale international competitions for the Laboratory of Architecture | Fernando Romero including an office tower for Mexico City, a housing project in Peru, and a concert hall in Taipei. In 2010 Jenny joined Standard where she is project designer / job captain for two residential projects and a public space competition in Los Angeles. She has also participated on the design and documentation for the Tommy Bahama Laguna Beach and a residence in Beverly Hills.

alex whitehead, designer

alex@standardarchitecture.com Alex Whitehead received his Bachelor of Architecture from USC, where he participated in a study abroad program in France, Spain, Germany, and the Netherlands. Alex was also the recipient of two traveling fellowships to conduct cultural research in South Africa for thesis research and development. Prior to joining Standard LLP he worked as a project designer on a variety of medium and small scale residential development projects as well as single-family residential homes. In 2013 Alex joined Standard where he is project designer / job captain for one residential project and has also participated on the design and documentation for a residence in Beverly Hills and the Hourglass Cosmetics store in Venice, CA.

noah rubin, designer

noah@standardarchitecture.com Noah Rubin joined Standard in 2014 after spending the past seven years managing projects for the Los Angeles Design Group, a small contemporary design firm. Mr. Rubin brings a breadth of project experience and technical expertise to Standard, having worked on projects at a variety of scales. Mr. Rubin’s project experience ranges from the New York Times Building, a 52-story Class A office tower in Manhattan, to multiple retail stores, boutiques, and restaurants, as well as single- and multi-family residential. After working for several years for Fox & Fowle Architects, in New York, he moved to Los Angeles to pursue his Master of Architecture from the University of California – Los Angeles, where he graduated with distinction. Mr. Rubin received his Bachelor of Arts from Connecticut College in New London, CT, where he graduated summa cum laude.

john farrace, designer

john@standardarchitecture.com John Farrace received a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Southern California and a Master of Architecture from Yale University where his work focused on the intersection of architecture and media. His work has been featured on various design blogs and architecture publications including Evolo, Abduzeedo, and SuckerPUNCH. Prior to joining Standard, John was a designer at Neil M Denari Architects and MADA s.p.a.m. working on a wide range of projects including aesthetic research on overlapping skins for a Louis Vuitton flagship store, and a 1 million sq. meter housing complex in Pushkin, a region just south of St. Petersburg. Since joining Standard in 2014, John has worked on various residential projects and a contemporary art museum.

tiara chu, designer

tiara@standardarchitecture.com 323 662 1000 | ext 206 Tiara Chu received a BA in Art and a Master of Architecture from UCLA, where she studied abroad in London and Switzerland. Prior to joining Standard, she worked with GRAFT Architects, on a hotel resort in Samana, Dominican Republic, and with DalyGenik Architects, on a proposal for the renovation of the UCLA music facilities building. She then went on to work for the artist Doug Aitken, where she was Project Designer for several artworks and installations. Some of these include a proposal for a bookstore at the Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum, the Sonic Pavilion, a permanent installation in Brazil, and Frontier, a traveling installation already shown in Italy and Switzerland. In 2011 Tiara joined Standard where she has been Project Manager for retail stores, residences and a gallery in Los Angeles. She has also participated in a competition for a retail store in Munich and a competition for the Guggenheim Museum in Helsinki.

tracy bremer, designer

tracy@standardarchitecture.com 323 662 1000 Tracy Bremer is a designer and project manager with a wide range of experience in California and Texas. She received her Bachelor of Science Magna Cum Laude with majors in architecture and Spanish from Washington University in St. Louis and her Master of Architecture degree from Rice University in Houston, Texas, where she was a recipient of the Morris Pittman Travelling Scholarship and the city-wide Rice Design Alliance Initiatives for Houston grant. In addition to her interest in architecture, Bremer is deeply interested in issues of urban planning and its intersection with architectural practice. This interest is also reflected in Bremer’s body of work, which ranges in scale from high-end retail to planning initiatives covering the 1,200 acres of Downtown Houston. Prior to joining Standard, Bremer was a project manager at Michael Folonis Architects in Los Angeles and the planning & design coordinator at the Planning, Design, & Development Department of the Houston Downtown Management District.

alex sheft, designer

alexs@standardarchitecture.com Alex Sheft received his Bachelor of Architecture from USC, where he participated in a study abroad excursion to Barcelona and was awarded 1st prize in the Haworth Charrette Competition. Prior to joining Standard LLP he worked for Professor Gary Paige on USC’s entry for the US Solar Decathlon and for Neil Denari on a mixed use development located in Yichang, China. In 2014 Alex joined Standard as a designer working on the Helsinki Guggenheim competition as well as a residential project located in Los Angeles.

andrew kim, designer

andrew@standardarchitecture.com Andrew Kim received his Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Southern California and his Master of Architecture from the University of California, Los Angeles, where he studied and researched under Thom Mayne and his urban design think-tank, the NOW Institute. At the NOW Institute, Andrew tackled the many complex and pressing urban issues faced by the city of Cap-Haitien, Haiti, where he designed an off-grid women’s health clinic and infrastructural core. Andrew joined Standard in 2014, where he has worked on residential, retail, and a museum competition. Andrew’s previous experience includes the Beverly Hills Roxbury Park Community Center (RTK Architects), residential projects (Griffin Enright Architects), and urban-scale international competitions (WTARCH, Studio SHIFT), including a boardwalk in Tallinn, Estonia, a viewing tower in Miyi County, China, and a residential complex in Milan, Italy.

daniel dunham, designer

daniel@standardarchitecture.com 323 662 1000 | ext 205 Daniel Dunham received a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Southern California and studied urban design at Columbia University GSAPP in New York City and Paris. While at USC he studied abroad in Cambridge, UK, and Como, Italy. Prior to joining Standard LLP, he designed and built custom furniture at WROAD in Los Angeles, taught freehand drawing for summer studios at USC, and assisted at Comme des Garçons for Paris Fashion Week. In France he worked at Dorell Ghotmeh Tane Architects on a luxury housing project in Beirut and the touring Renault pavilion for the Paris Auto Show. Since joining Standard he has been involved with retail stores in Washington and Nevada and an art gallery in Los Angeles.

jeff dunn, designer

jeffd@standardarchitecture.com Jeff Dunn received a Bachelor of Architecture from Iowa State University and a Master of Architecture from Cornell University where he focused on contemporary urban architectural issues within traveling studios sited in Berlin and Stockholm. The Stockholm project was featured at the Center for Architecture in NYC in a series highlighting academic work in the northeast. Prior to Standard, he worked in Seattle and New York City on higher education, master planning, and adaptive-reuse residential projects. Currently, he is managing a private residential project in Menlo Park, CA. Jeffrey became a registered architect in 2010.

stephen baron, designer

stephen@standardarchitecture.com 323 662 1000 | ext 208 Stephen Baron received his Bachelor of Environmental Design with a minor in Business from Texas A&M University and a Master of Architecture from UCLA. During his undergraduate studies he attended the Akademie fur Internationale Bildung in Dusseldorf, Germany. Prior to joining Standard LLP he worked on projects of varying typologies including a future prototype restaurant for Europe, restaurant for Chelsea Market in Manhattan, an off-Broadway theatre space in TriBeCa, and an office for an independent nonprofit lighting organization in Manhattan. In 2013 Stephen joined Standard where he is project designer / job captain for a residential project in New York City. He has also participated on the design and documentation for a residence in Beverly Hills and San Francisco.