Meet Our Team

Led by Richard Beard, FAIA, Richard Beard Architects is a studio that focuses on the design of private residences and other special commissions. We bring recognized expertise in creating distinctive custom homes, as well as luxury multifamily communities, specialty commercial, and hospitality environments.

Chris is great at listening to our clients’ needs and interpreting the vision they have for their homes. He excels at managing complex project teams and keeping each project focused on quality. Chris enjoys working with clients to develop elegant, constructible design solutions. He is an exceptional communicator and believes that an architect’s most important role in the design process is the development of trust. He is also an experienced project leader in institutional, commercial and multi-family projects.

Chris is great at listening to our clients’ needs and interpreting the vision they have for their homes. He excels at managing complex project teams and keeping each project focused on quality. Chris enjoys working with clients to develop elegant, constructible design solutions. He is an exceptional communicator and believes that an architect’s most important role in the design process is the development of trust. He is also an experienced project leader in institutional, commercial and multi-family projects.

CHRIS WEBER
SENIOR ARCHITECT

 
Adam in an innovator who brings imagination, vision, and technical knowledge to our work. He adapts his focus and management style to the unique requirements for each client. In addition to his work in custom homes, Adam brings design and project management experience in commercial, institutional, retail, and high-rise residential projects, both nationally and overseas. He excels in many aspects of an architect’s role, from concept design through technical detailing and construction.

Adam in an innovator who brings imagination, vision, and technical knowledge to our work. He adapts his focus and management style to the unique requirements for each client. In addition to his work in custom homes, Adam brings design and project management experience in commercial, institutional, retail, and high-rise residential projects, both nationally and overseas. He excels in many aspects of an architect’s role, from concept design through technical detailing and construction.

adam king
senior project manager

Katherine has an eye for detail and provides a wealth of construction experience that brings complicated projects to life. She is a great listener and is dedicated to understanding our client’s needs. She offers a unique dedication to excellence in her work and is focused on quality. Her experience spans more than two decades and includes not only custom homes, but also commercial and institutional projects ranging from ski resorts to wineries.

Katherine has an eye for detail and provides a wealth of construction experience that brings complicated projects to life. She is a great listener and is dedicated to understanding our client’s needs. She offers a unique dedication to excellence in her work and is focused on quality. Her experience spans more than two decades and includes not only custom homes, but also commercial and institutional projects ranging from ski resorts to wineries.

KATHERINE SCHWERTNER
Senior DESIGNER 

 
Will believes that successful projects come from maintaining our clients’ vision through the complexity of the design process. Will believes that a project’s success is achieved through developing good relationships. He is an excellent communicator, and enjoys developing inventive and thoughtful solutions that enhance each of our projects. In addition to his work in custom homes, he is experienced in commercial and retail work and in high-rise residential projects overseas.

Will believes that successful projects come from maintaining our clients’ vision through the complexity of the design process. Will believes that a project’s success is achieved through developing good relationships. He is an excellent communicator, and enjoys developing inventive and thoughtful solutions that enhance each of our projects. In addition to his work in custom homes, he is experienced in commercial and retail work and in high-rise residential projects overseas.

william spurzem
architect

Marina is dedicated to leading the logistical operations of Richard Beard Architects. She designs the support systems that keep our architects focused on their projects. As Director of Operations, her leadership ensures that the studio is focused on design and providing excellent service to our clients.

Marina is dedicated to leading the logistical operations of Richard Beard Architects. She designs the support systems that keep our architects focused on their projects. As Director of Operations, her leadership ensures that the studio is focused on design and providing excellent service to our clients.

MARINA GAGE
DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS

 
Drew enjoys helping our clients bring artistic expression into the design of their homes. He strives to understand our clients’ goals and is dedicated to solutions that employ quality and beauty. He views the design process as a complex puzzle, and enjoys leading design teams in putting the pieces together just right. Drew is skilled in all aspects of the design process, with particular skill in traditional detailing honed during his time on the East Coast.

Drew enjoys helping our clients bring artistic expression into the design of their homes. He strives to understand our clients’ goals and is dedicated to solutions that employ quality and beauty. He views the design process as a complex puzzle, and enjoys leading design teams in putting the pieces together just right. Drew is skilled in all aspects of the design process, with particular skill in traditional detailing honed during his time on the East Coast.

drew davis
designer