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 BOODJEH

PRINCIPAL, AIA

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.

 

MEGAN CAIRNS

ARCHITECT, LEED AP

Megan is enthusiastic about the challenges of architectural design, striving to find that fine balance between a project's aesthetic, structure, sustainability and affordability.  Her interest in sustainable design has pushed her to be involved in a variety of LEED projects, zero net energy homes, and alternative construction projects, including prefabricated and straw bale buildings. 

Megan received a Bachelor of Architecture from University of Oregon with minors in Architectural History and Honors College in 2005.  She became a Licensed Architect in 2011 and is a LEED Accredited Profession of the United States Green Building Council.

 

Megan's many years of work at KBA are much appreciated! We wish her luck in her next endeavor and will miss her at the office! 

 
 
 
 

valerie allen

ARCHITECT, LEED AP BD+C

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.