Established in 2010 and located in Bend, Olin Architecture is focused on contemporary architecture and design, including both residential and commercial projects. By working to resolve the connections between building, landscape, and people, we can provide great architecture at great value by designing each project to work uniquely for each client and site.
Brandon Olin was raised on skis and a mountain bike here in Bend and first studied fine arts at the University of Washington. After building homes for a year with Habitat for Humanity, he went to earn a Masters of Architecture at Washington University in St. Louis. Brandon then worked in Seattle in the offices of Olson Kundig Architects, The Brandt Design Group, and Erich Remash Architect. Brandon is a licensed architect in Oregon and Washington and lives in Bend with his wife Melissa and their two children.
Monte Van Tassel was raised in the Willamette Valley and attended architecture school at the University of Oregon. He then worked in the offices of ZGF Architects and Skylab Architecture in Portland, before moving to Bend with his wife Cian and joining Olin Architecture in 2018.
But this is about you- what are you excited about? What are your ideas? The best projects result when our work responds to the great enthusiasm, ideas, and commitment our clients bring to the table. Check out the FAQ page for more information and let us know how we can assist you with any projects you may have in the works.
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