It is rare for Arizona AIA to recognize any individual outside the profession for outstanding achievement in architecture. Therefore, it is significant this year that the 2016 design jury chose to select not one but two separate “Awards of Distinction”. Although unknown to each other, the winners were recognized for their essential roles in preserving […]
Zach Rawling and Alexander Malatesta win AIA AZ Award of Distinction for their part in saving the David Wright House
The property was neglected. The building in disrepair. The new owner/developer saw easy profit in building new homes. City permits were filed, processed and approved. They took aim. Demolition was scheduled for a Monday morning in May, 2012. The David and Gladys Wright House was to be no more. And yet the House still […]
Eddie M. Jones, AIA
Eddie founded Jones Studio on June 8, 1979, three months before his 30th birthday. Years later he realized the date coincided with the birthdays of his two major heroes, Frank Lloyd Wright and Bruce Goff.
Neal E. Jones, AIA, LEED AP
Neal joined his brother in 1986. His acute business acumen complemented Eddie’s design prowess, and their shared passion for architecture and hard work built Jones Studio into what it is today.
Brian C. Farling, RA
Lead Designer (1998)
As Lead Designer for Jones Studio, Brian’s attention to detail and hard nosed work ethic is well known within the profession. His passion for sustainability in the desert has led him to pursue numerous environmental challenges.
Project Manager (1998)
Rob is a driven designer who found his passion in architecture after seeing Frank Lloyd Wright’s masterpiece Fallingwater. His attention to detail and years of experience benefit his projects and his coworkers.
Maria Salenger, AIA
Project Architect (2000)
Outside of work Maria is involved with public art, the American Institute of Architects, the Arizona Women Principals Group, and is a regular Guest Juror for Arizona State University and University of Arizona.
Jacob R. Benyi, LEED AP
Project Architect (2003)
Jacob’s renowned work ethic and commitment to projects is only matched by his dedication to environmentalism and the outdoors. He is efficient and effective, and has become a respected guru on the job site.
Aaron J. Forbes, RA
Project Architect (2003)
Aaron is a passionate Architect with years of experience who splits his time between architecture and art. His skill has been lent to numerous works of art including ‘Passages’ at the Mariposa Land Port of Entry.
Marketing Director (2013)
Alex spent two decades in academia and practicing architecture before bringing her skills and experience to Jones Studio. She has been instrumental in effectively promoting and efficiently streamlining the office.
Bill Osborne, RA, NCARB, LEED AP
Project Architect (2013)
With 20 years of architectural consulting, Bill provides crucial support and experience to the office and his projects. He is also an active member of the Urban Land Institute and the United States Green Building Council.
Eddie Curiel, LEED AP
Project Manager (2014)
As a seasoned designer, Eddie’s level headed work ethic and attention to detail brings efficiency to all his projects. His knowledge in Building Information Modeling (BIM) provides additional experience to the office.
Intern Architect (2014)
Growing up in fabrication shop led Rob to have an early passion for efficient, functional design. He enjoys a hands on approach and lends invaluable fabrication experience and knowledge to the office and projects.