Angie Geist Gaebler, AIA, LEED AP BD+C
MSc Historic Preservation, University of Pennsylvania
BArch Architecture, Kansas State University
Angie Gaebler leads the firm in their preservation efforts. Her award-winning work includes a diverse body of preservation, rehabilitation and adaptive use projects throughout the Midwest and East Coast regions. Her technical expertise has proven beneficial when designing sensitive and creative solutions for architecturally and culturally significant historic properties. Angie has experience working with a variety of clients, including governmental entities, private developers, community groups and individual owners She often provides preservation consulting to other architectural practices and developers for rehabilitation, additions and new construction projects when historic context may be impacted by the proposed changes. Angie believes that quality construction is achieved through quality detailing and enjoys working in the field with contractors to achieve exceptional results.
Trudy Faulkner, AIA, LEED AP BD+C
BArch Architecture, University of Kansas
Trudy Faulkner has gained a wealth of expertise, primarily in the Midwest region, in the field of historic preservation. Her diverse work experience includes adaptive reuse and new construction projects with a specialty in designing for historically significant buildings and contexts. Trudy’s design sensibilities along with her technical knowledge of the built environment have produced many successful and award winning projects. Her skills range from initial concept drawings through construction documents, technical survey of existing structures and report writing. She excels at project management and working with contractors in the field to create a positive, lasting impact in our community. Her extensive knowledge includes every phase of the architectural practice from planning and project management, to design and client collaboration through construction administration.
Susan Richards Johnson, AIA
BArch Environmental Design in Architecture, University of Kansas
Susan Richards Johnson is regionally recognized for her expertise in historic preservation and architecture. Susan founded Susan Richards Johnson Associates, a Women-Owned Business in 1987. Susan specializes in historic rehabilitation, restoration, building assessment and survey, and adaptive re-use projects. She has successfully consulted on numerous National Register and National Historic Landmark properties throughout Missouri and Kansas. She enjoys her work and has lectured on historic preservation and design related issues. Susan is passionate about our culturally and architecturally significant historic properties and believes in the value of preserving our heritage while planning for future growth and development.
Claire Ashbrook, AIA, LEED AP BD+C
MA Architecture History, University of Virginia
BArch Architecture, Drury University
Claire Ashbrook has a diverse range of experience in the design and construction industry with knowledge extending across the fields of architectural design, construction project management, and research documentation, with specialization in historic preservation. She has worked on large international high-rises to James Madison’s Montpelier in Orange, Virginia. In addition to her architectural and preservation expertise, Claire has managed construction projects, developing detailed bids, cost analysis assessments, and generated construction sequencing/phasing scenarios. This experience has provided her with a strong understanding of the challenges that arise throughout the development and construction phases of a project.
Amanda E. Moore, AIA
MA Historic Preservation, University of Maryland
BArch Architecture, Iowa State University
Amanda E. Moore combines her passion for history with a diverse range of experience in in architectural design and historic preservation. She has been involved in every phase of the architectural processes, specializing in restoration, rehabilitation and historically compatible new design projects. After graduating with a Bachelor of Architecture from Iowa State University, she gained valuable restoration and preservation experience while working on the restoration of the Kansas Statehouse. She earned her Master of Historic Preservation degree from the University of Maryland where she expanded her knowledge of historic building research and documentation. She is adept at performing existing building assessments and developing treatment recommendations that are compliant with the Secretary of Interior’s Standards.
Liz Christian, Assoc. AIA
MSc Conservation of Historic Buildings, University of Bath (UK)
MArch Architecture, City College of New York
Liz Christian brings a dual passion for new design and preservation to every project she touches. In addition to her years of involvement in both new-building projects and historic renovations at every phase, Liz has experience in academic, research, and institutional settings. Past projects range from construction documentation and administration of a $100M renovation of 36 National Register – listed tenements to hands-on restoration of 18th century plantation house windows. This breadth of understanding allows her to see from the perspective of multiple stakeholders and to balance caring for historic fabric with meeting the functional needs of the client.