John Stantz, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP BD+C
Associate I Studio Director
John has over twenty-five years of experience in the construction industry, with twelve plus years design experience, focusing primarily on industrial / manufacturing and distribution facility design. As Studio Director, he is responsible for and has overview of all sectors of work in the office. John effectively coordinates diverse project teams with complex projects and has the ability and experience to organize and disseminate large amounts of information to and between client, consultant, contractor and RPA staff.
With a specialization in tilt-up construction, he understands the issues associated with tilt, is knowledgeable in all aspects of this building typology and continues to push the design limits inherent to this building typology. As a LEED AP BD+C, he is on the leading edge of the sustainable movement and is well versed in the various aspects of high performance building technology.
Outside of the office, John's primary creative outlet is exploring color and texture as an abstract artist. In addition to painting, his other creative pursuits include photography, furniture design, music, and writing.