Ward-Young Architecture staff member aquires license
Scott Thomsen, a staff member of Ward-Young Architecture and Planning recently became licensed with the California Architects Board. Thomsen satisfied the licensing requirements that include a combined total of eight years of post secondary education and work experience under direct supervision of a licensed architect, as well as successful completion of both the Architect Registration Examination and the California Supplemental Examination. A native of Los Angeles, Thomsen graduated in 2004 from the University of Southern California with a Bachelors Degree in Architecture. Recognizing Thomsens design talent and computer graphics presentation skills, Ward-Young hired him to work at their Truckee office soon after he graduated. Since that time, Thomsen has been involved in the design of a variety of projects for the firms offices in Truckee and Lafayette. These projects span single and multi-family residential, commercial (including restaurants) as well as master planning and landscape design. Thomsen is part of a team of nine architects and 10 design staff in the firms two offices. At Ward-Young, Thomsen has had the opportunity to work with architects experienced in green building and LEED certification (Leadership in Energy andamp; Environmental Design green building rating system). In 2006, Thomsen became a LEED Accredited Professional. Thomsen, along with two colleagues from Truckee, was the winner of the Sacramento Emerging Green Builders Natural Talent 2006 Design Competition: LEED for Homes Design Contest. Thomsen improves the qualifications of Ward-Young and provides the public with an increased level of confidence and professionalism offered by a licensed architect.To learn more about Ward-Young, visit their Web site at http://www.wyarch.com.
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