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25 April

“Architecture, of all the arts, is the one which acts the most slowly, but the most surely, on the soul.”- Ernest Dimnet, The Art of Thinking

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Yes, my art buddies, architecture is art. In fact, only when a building achieves the elusive quality of art can it be described as architecture. If I really want to piss you off, I can argue it is the most difficult of art forms because it necessarily involves the responsibility of human habitation and, as […]

2 February

Masonry and the Mesa Community College Performing Arts Center

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The following video does a nice job of highlighting our MCC Performing Arts Center and some of the conceptual inspiration that contributed to the design resolution.  Old Castle sponsored the production to demonstrate the use of their Echelon product.  Enjoy!

18 January

A personal tour of the new office with Eddie Jones

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Thanks to http://www.sourcesfordesign.com/ for posting their new video of Eddie Jones’ tour of the new Jones Studio Office in Tempe. Have a look!  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4VNSSmnQUws&utm_source=Sources+for+Design+Magazine&utm_campaign=b4a345a733-Issue_2_12_5_2016&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_6df698d53f-b4a345a733-10799603&mc_cid=b4a345a733&mc_eid=b31591fac2   …and Happy New Year!

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  • Eddie M. Jones

    Eddie M. Jones, AIA

    Principal (1979)

     

    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

    Neal E. Jones, AIA, LEED AP

    President  (1986)

     

    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

    Brian C. Farling, AIA

    Principal (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.

  • Robert Viergutz

    Robert Viergutz

    Senior Associate (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

    Maria Salenger, AIA

    Senior Associate (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

    Jacob R. Benyi, AIA, LEED AP

    Principal (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.

  • Alex Gino

    Alex Gino

    Marketing Director (2013)

     

    Following her graduation from the Bartlett School of Architecture in London, Alex spent time in academia and practicing architecture before bringing her skills and experience to Jones Studio.  She heads up the marketing and business development efforts.

  • Bill Osborne

    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

    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.

  • Robert Huff

    Robert Huff

    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.

  • Tony Pensiero

    Tony Pensiero

    Office Manager (2014)

     

    Tony is a modern day Renaissance man.  His wide range of skills allows him to work on a variety of special projects around Jones Studio.  Highly gifted in logistics and analytics, he has helped streamline the office.

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