A small firm, but owned and staffed by a committed group that utilize their diverse strengths and backgrounds to bring innovation and dedication to every project.

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Kash is Owner and Principal at K. Boodjeh Architects, and has been practicing as a Licensed Architect in California since 1989. Kash designs with a passion; he works to find the solution that articulates the project’s essence. His work includes a wide variety of project types and sizes including office, institutional, commercial, single and multi-family residential in the counties of Humboldt, Trinity, Mendocino, Sonoma, San Francisco, Del Norte and San Diego.

Kash received a Bachelor of Architecture and Bachelor of Science in Architecture from Kent State University. He has also received a Green Building Professional Certificate from Sonoma State University, and completed Assisted Living / Dementia: Design for the Frail and Elderly and for People with AIDS or Alzheimer’s at Harvard University. Bronze Medal “Outstanding Achievement in Architecture,” Tau Sigma Delta. 1983. Pi Mu Epsilon, Mathematics’ Honor Society. 1981.


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Valerie Allen is passionate about sustainability and attention to context and landscape in the design of the built environment. Her interest in design has been influenced by travel and study in Europe and Latin America, work and study in the area of historic preservation and adaptive reuse, and participation in permaculture projects and communities.

Valerie received her bachelor’s degree in Architecture and minor in art history with honors from the University of Oklahoma in Norman in May 2006. She became a Licensed Architect in 2016 and is a LEED Accredited Professional.  




Peter Oliver is currently studying at Humboldt State University and works at KBA part time. He grew up in Humboldt County and is interested in contributing to the development of the area.