Scott Rodwin, AIA, LEED AP, NCARB is the President of Skycastle Construction and Principal of Rodwin Architecture. He was named the 2006 “Young Architect of the Year” by the AIA for the Western Mountain Region, and was one of Colorado Construction’s 2009 Top 20 Under 40. He has been a leader in the sustainable design field for twenty five years, and has won more than two dozen local and national sustainable design awards. Scott has taught residential green building for the City of Boulder, the American Institute of Architects, USGBC, the Colorado Green Building Guild and currently teaches Green Building at Naropa University. Scott’s love of the Architect-led design/build process began while he was working as a framer on construction sites in college. He received his architectural degree from Cornell University in 1991.
Brandon David, LEED AP, is our General Contractor and Vice President of Design/Build. He has over 20 years of hands-on experience in residential and commercial building in the Rocky Mountain area. After moving to Boulder in 1999, he worked as a lead for a high-end custom green home builder until 2006, when he joined Skycastle Construction. His passion for design/build has led to a career in architecture, where he uses his broad construction expertise to create high quality, thoughtfully-crafted buildings. He brings an impeccable level of personal integrity and calm, clear communication to the process. Brandon worked on the National Champion C.U. Solar Decathlon project. He received his B.S. in Architecture with Honors from the University of Utah in 1999 and a Bachelors of Environmental Design with Honors from the University of Colorado in 2004. He is the father of three young children and he recently completed the design and construction of his own home.
Kirsten Snobeck, Associate AIA, LEED AP, is a Principal at Skycastle Construction and Rodwin Architecture. Her interest in sustainable architecture was first cultivated while studying abroad in Denmark, where she was exposed to the environmental and community benefits of co-housing and architecture that treads lightly on the earth. Designing custom homes on Nantucket brought the challenge of creating architecture within a fragile ecosystem and unique historical fabric. While on the east coast, Kirsten participated in green building and solar design workshops at Yestermorrow Design/Build School. Her desire to design truly sustainable buildings prompted a move out west, where she joined Skycastle + Rodwin in 2007. She has also volunteered for Habitat for Humanity’s Metro Denver & Flatirons chapters, and she was a member of the City of Boulder Landmarks Board from 2012-2014. Kirsten received her Bachelor of Science in Architecture with Honors from the University of Virginia in 2004.
As a registered architect in both Colorado and California, Brian has been in practice since 1995. He attended California Polytechnic University of Pomona and graduated with a 5-year Bachelor of Science degree in Architecture in 2001. He spent the next five years in southern California designing custom homes and club houses in Laguna Beach and Newport Beach before relocating to Colorado. Always one with a positive outlook on life as well as a sense of humor, Brian aspires to expand his knowledge and fulfill his clients’ needs.
Jim Kadlecek is an architectural designer for Rodwin Architecture. He’s a native of northern Colorado, and has spent many years working in design, real estate, construction and remodeling. He has a background in both residential and light commercial development. After years of practical experience, Jim returned to school and graduated with Special Honors, earning his Bachelor of Environmental Design in Architecture. When he’s not at work you’ll find Jim cycling or playing with his grandkids… and on a good day, both.
Fernando is a designer at Rodwin Architecture. He has a background in commercial and educational architecture. A significant part of his childhood was spent in Mexico, where he was exposed to the importance of having a sense of community in the built environment. His natural attraction to beauty, creativity, and exploring connection between people and their surroundings not only led him to a career in architecture, but also drives his passion for design, soccer, and dance. Fernando earned his Master of Architecture degree from Texas Tech University in 2006. A year later, he moved to Colorado, fell in love with it, and has been living here since. His interest in sustainable and affordable design eventually led him to join Rodwin Architecture.
Born and raised in the Rocky Mountains, a broad range of interests and abilities steered Cecelia toward the field of architecture, where the combination of technology and creativity suited her perfectly. Hungry for higher education and the excitement of studying out of state, Cecelia earned her B.S. as well as her Masters in Architecture from Washington State University – go Cougs! Recognizing the potential and increasing necessity for smart, retrofit design, Cecelia’s thesis focused on adaptive reuse, and she is excited to apply her knowledge in her native environment.
Jocelyn Parlapiano, Associate AIA and member of Women in Design, is a project coordinator and designer for Skycastle Construction and Rodwin Architecture. Her interest in design and construction has always been a driving aspect in all her ventures. After receiving her B.F.A in Visual Theory and Aesthetics from the University of Buffalo, NY in 2008, she took her interest to the next level and in 2011 earned her Masters of Architecture and Design-Build Certification from the University of Colorado at Denver. In 2010 with a team of fellow grad students, Jocelyn had the opportunity to be a part of Design Build Bluff and AmeriCorps while designing and building The Windcatcher House for a Navajo family in Utah. During grad school she also had the opportunity to participate in the HUDs HOPE VI Main Street program in 2011. Her role was to work closely with the community and contractor to design and develop one of five houses that would help in revitalizing Rural downtown Kit Carson Colorado. When Jocelyn is not working in the office or onsite, she is most likely skiing, snowshoeing up the Glacier, or on an adventure with her dogs.
Dan is a designer at Rodwin Architecture. Native to Colorado and passionate about the built environment, his interests focus on digital fabrication practices. Exposed to advanced construction techniques while earning his Bachelor of Environmental Design at the University of Colorado Boulder, after graduating in 2015 Dan began using additive and subtractive manufacturing to produce home furnishings at a variety of scales. 3D-printing and its growing applications in the architectural field are of particular excitement to him. When Dan isn’t busy with architecture or product design, you can find him bothering neighbors behind the drum set or boarding the slopes.
Eleah is the Office Manager for Rodwin Architecture and Skycastle Construction. She just moved to Boulder from Sacramento, CA where she was born and raised. She graduated from California State University of Sacramento in 2016 with a Bachelors in Business and a concentration in Marketing. In her last year in Sacramento, she did marketing and design for an engineering firm. Eleah is passionate about learning and is excited to pursue her graphic design & web design skills. When Eleah isn’t working, she loves hiking with her husband and hunting down good coffee shops.
Kate Sector, AIAS, LEED Green Associate, is an Intern at Rodwin Architecture and student in the Environmental Design Program at the University of Colorado Boulder with a specialty in Architecture and is also pursuing a certificate in renewable and sustainable energy. Kate is also the Co-President of Cu Boulders American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS), and serves as an emerging professional on the Colorado Green Building Guild. Kate has a strong interest in environmental design and is excited to start pursuing a career in architecture. When Kate isn’t working, she is out hiking, running, and spending time with friends and family .
Tim Hoefling is a site supervisor with thirty-plus years of experience in all aspects of commercial and residential construction. A licensed contractor, he is especially skilled in communication with clients and trade partners, and excels in problem solving. Before moving to Colorado, he worked in construction and outdoor program development for a non-profit in Europe.
Michael has over 25 years of experience in the construction industry and he specializes in interior woodworking. He has a small wood shop and enjoys building custom pieces when he has the time. Michael grew up in Montana and he moved to Colorado in 1989. He has been married for 25 years and shares his home with furry four-legged friends. Michael enjoys many outdoor adventures, such as, rafting, fly fishing, camping and all things tropical.