McClellan Architects was founded in 1997 by Regan McClellan. The firm is dedicated to providing contemporary design solutions tailored to the unique needs of our clients. Our strength is our ability to offer complete design services, including master planning, project development, site design, landscape design, architectural services, interior design and lighting design. The success of our projects comes from the personal collaboration forged between the owner, architect and builder. It is this personal dedication that is the core of our work.
Regan McClellan founded McClellan Architects in 1997. He has over 30 years of experience in a wide variety of building types and technologies. An experienced and organized manager, Regan is equally adept at overseeing large commercial projects as well as the unique demands of single family homes. Early in his design career, Regan worked extensively with an internationally recognized landscape architect. He has drawn on this experience throughout his career, creating a dialogue between his buildings and their surroundings.
Tyler joined McClellan Architects in 2017 after spending two years as a project manager for large scale industrial projects. He has a diverse background in the built environment starting at the age of 13 working in construction. Since then Tyler has worked in architectural design, landscape design, fabrication, and furniture design.
His breadth of work experience and focus on detail ensures attention to clients' requirements and pragmatic concerns. Tyler's approach is further influenced by his studies in urban planning and experience living and working in Copenhagen and Stockholm.
Laura joined in McClellan Architects in 2016. Before moving to Seattle in 2012 she worked designing high-end timberframe homes. She has extensive architectural and interior design experience in both residential remodel and new construction. Her passion for sustainable design and experience with LEED-certified buildings helps guide our clients through the process of planning projects for sustainability.
Laura is a lifelong horse enthusiast and dressage rider. She is thrilled to be be able to extend her design skills and experience to the equine world.
Karen joined McClellan Architects in 2013 after moving to Seattle from the east coast in 2012 to pursue a Master of Architecture degree at the University of Washington. Her residential architecture experience ranges from modern, new construction to the restoration of Pennsylvania's historic homes.
Chris joined McClellan Architects in 2015. Before moving to Seattle, he practiced large scale commercial design in New York, and high-end residential and landscape design in his home town of Chicago. Chris' work places an emphasis on clean, detail oriented design with a strong connection to the surrounding landscape.
Every project has a story to uncover and Elizabeth is eager to discover the unique opportunities of each project and site. She is passionate about collaborating with clients to build a sense of place with innovative design solutions that support the client's lifestyle, comfort, and goals. Her commercial work has focused on daylighting to enhance user experience and building energy performance.
With over 18 years of design experience, Elizabeth has worked with clients and teams on a wide range of residential and commercial projects that respond to the human experience. She joined McClellan Architects in 2017.
Elliott joined McClellan Architects in 2018. Before moving to Seattle, he practiced custom residential design in Charleston as well as large scale commercial and hospitality design in New York. His work experiences range from traditional design methods to modern parametric design.
He leads our virtual reality and marketing efforts in the office to keep with today’s advancements and to enhance communication of design to our clients.
Chester, a native to the Pacific Northwest, joined the office 8 weeks after he was born in the Fall of 2015. As a studio companion a few days out of the week, he enjoys long walks in Gas Works Park, compliments on his all-natural Mohawk, and cycling through the office from desk to desk until he has had sufficient attention. Noted for his solicitous, sincere attitude, Chester ensures that our client's furred companions receive appropriate design consideration.
Thor joined McClellan Architects in 2017. He moved to Washington from Tempe, AZ a year after he was born on May 1st 2014. He has been traveling and exploring the West Coast his whole life. Thor is an avid swimmer who does not like to be dry. He can provide thorough input on pool, pond, fountain, waterfront, and stream design for your residence to be pawfect.
Rae (Rae-Rae) joined McClellan Architects in 2017. Born on July 25th, 2015 in Oregon, she relocated to Seattle a year later. She has a thirst for adventure, but approaches life with more caution than her older brother Thor. She travels all over the PNW looking for room to run. Rae-Rae will make sure critters and humans have adequate space to run and play in your new residence.