Our studio

Fresh-thinking, aiming to push the bounds.
It's what living in the mountains is all about.

Scott Munn

AIA, NCARB ~ Principal Architect

Scott Munn

Scott Munn’s warm-hearted demeanor, coupled with a genuine love of his craft, translates directly into client satisfaction time and again. He is a Colorado native with ties to Grand County extending longer than 50 years.  A graduate of architecture from the University of Washington, Scott achieved greatness in 1994 as World Champion in rowing, competing in Tampere, Finland, preceded by a fourth place in the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona, Spain. An architectural career launched in Vail, continuing to Granby, where he founded M.A. in 2007. He resides in Grand Lake with his wife Tonya, daughter Ashlyn, son Zayden and dog Kenzi.

Casandra Crawford

AIA, NCARB, LEED AP BD+C ~ Architect

Casandra Crawford

Colorado native Casandra cultivated a passion for mountain architecture and construction while at the University of Colorado Denver, on Colorado Outward Bound Cabins. She received her B.S. in Business Management in 2011 and a Master of Architecture Degree from the University of Colorado Denver in 2015. She worked at Denver firm Semple Brown Design, where she worked on notable projects such as the Born Hotel and the Cattivella Restaurant. Living in the mountains positions her and her husband for favorite pastimes hiking, skiing, camping, and kayaking as well as raising little girl Kai and M.A. office dogs, Rozzi and Reve.

Rusty Mcinnis

Architectural Designer

Rusty Mcinnis

Rusty enriches the Munn Architecture studio with a strong background in large-scale commercial architecture and a charming southern wit. He was raised in northeastern Texas and earned his Bachelor of Architecture from Mississippi State University. From there he worked for Harrison French & Associates in Arkansas with a focus on big-box retail projects. Rusty is an asset at Munn Architecture with rendering skills. Other talents include watercolor painting and wood-working. And rarely can one outshine Rusty’s enthusiasm for a good adult kickball game. He is seen here with his M.A. office dog Violet.

Christopher Tagseth

Architectural Designer

Christopher Tagseth

Native Coloradan, third-generation family member in architecture, Christopher served in the Marine Corps from 2002-2006 before attending CU at Boulder College of Architecture and Planning. He then worked for a design-build firm until moving to Norway. His career path continued back in Colorado as super for a general contractor, then to Houston designing skyscrapers. Returning to Colorado, Christopher specialized in co-working office spaces until settling at Fraser after hiking the Colorado trail. He worked on the Sunnyside lift replacement and Alpine Slide feasibility study. Custom residential led him to M.A.

Stephen Firor

LEED, GA - Architectural Designer

Stephen Firor

Stephen is a Colorado native, outdoor enthusiast, and international traveler, all of which inspired him to pursue his B.S. in Landscape Architecture and Global Environmental Sustainability. He acquired his Master of Architecture degree from CU Denver while working. Through schooling, he learned his passion for sustainability and green building, prompting his LEED Green Associate accreditation. Stephen brings experience working on several project types in the Science and Technology, Aviation, and Infrastructure markets. If Stephen isn’t in the office he’s skiing, rafting, camping, or enjoying sunshine.

Gabe Bellowe

Architect

Gabe Bellowe

Our newest "Munnion," Gabe starts at M.A. in early December. His biography and photo coming soon.

James Hillard

Associate AIA - Architectural Designer

James Hillard

Ohio native and longtime Colorado resident, James brings to M.A. an adverse background in fabrication, design and building technology. A graduate from the CU College of Architecture where he was chapter president as well as fabrication studio lead supervisor, he is a proud member of the Design Build Certificate Program, helping create the award-winning COBMicro-cabin. Outside the studio, James is floating a local river, fly-fishing, seeing a show or hiking up a snow-filled mountain. At M.A. James has found a collaborative studio environment and culture where he pursues his love for contemporary mountain architecture.

Tonya Munn

Administrative Assistant/ Marketing

Tonya Munn

Enthusiastically a "mountain girl," Tonya has called CO her home shy of three decades. Originally from lake country in Minnesota, her B.A. in English Writing and Communication prompted a semi-long career as a journalist, which culminated as managing editor of Colorado Mountain News Media's Sky-Hi News. When her and husband Scott's daughter Ashlyn turned 2, Tonya turned her energies to helping out at M.A. Fast forward to present, son Zayden and dog Kenzi also are in the mix. Tonya finds joy telemark skiing, practicing yoga, or other times mom things like chauffeuring kids and Sherpa-ing backpacks or groceries.

Scott Munn

AIA, NCARB ~ Principal Architect

Scott Munn’s warm-hearted demeanor, coupled with a genuine love of his craft, translates directly into client satisfaction time and again. He is a Colorado native with ties to Grand County extending longer than 50 years.  A graduate of architecture from the University of Washington, Scott achieved greatness in 1994 as World Champion in rowing, competing in Tampere, Finland, preceded by a fourth place in the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona, Spain. An architectural career launched in Vail, continuing to Granby, where he founded M.A. in 2007. He resides in Grand Lake with his wife Tonya, daughter Ashlyn, son Zayden and dog Kenzi.

Casandra Crawford

AIA, NCARB, LEED AP BD+C ~ Architect

Colorado native Casandra cultivated a passion for mountain architecture and construction while at the University of Colorado Denver, on Colorado Outward Bound Cabins. She received her B.S. in Business Management in 2011 and a Master of Architecture Degree from the University of Colorado Denver in 2015. She worked at Denver firm Semple Brown Design, where she worked on notable projects such as the Born Hotel and the Cattivella Restaurant. Living in the mountains positions her and her husband for favorite pastimes hiking, skiing, camping, and kayaking as well as raising little girl Kai and M.A. office dogs, Rozzi and Reve.

Rusty Mcinnis

Architectural Designer

Rusty enriches the Munn Architecture studio with a strong background in large-scale commercial architecture and a charming southern wit. He was raised in northeastern Texas and earned his Bachelor of Architecture from Mississippi State University. From there he worked for Harrison French & Associates in Arkansas with a focus on big-box retail projects. Rusty is an asset at Munn Architecture with rendering skills. Other talents include watercolor painting and wood-working. And rarely can one outshine Rusty’s enthusiasm for a good adult kickball game. He is seen here with his M.A. office dog Violet.

Christopher Tagseth

Architectural Designer

Native Coloradan, third-generation family member in architecture, Christopher served in the Marine Corps from 2002-2006 before attending CU at Boulder College of Architecture and Planning. He then worked for a design-build firm until moving to Norway. His career path continued back in Colorado as super for a general contractor, then to Houston designing skyscrapers. Returning to Colorado, Christopher specialized in co-working office spaces until settling at Fraser after hiking the Colorado trail. He worked on the Sunnyside lift replacement and Alpine Slide feasibility study. Custom residential led him to M.A.

Stephen Firor

LEED, GA - Architectural Designer

Stephen is a Colorado native, outdoor enthusiast, and international traveler, all of which inspired him to pursue his B.S. in Landscape Architecture and Global Environmental Sustainability. He acquired his Master of Architecture degree from CU Denver while working. Through schooling, he learned his passion for sustainability and green building, prompting his LEED Green Associate accreditation. Stephen brings experience working on several project types in the Science and Technology, Aviation, and Infrastructure markets. If Stephen isn’t in the office he’s skiing, rafting, camping, or enjoying sunshine.

Gabe Bellowe

Architect

Our newest "Munnion," Gabe starts at M.A. in early December. His biography and photo coming soon.

James Hillard

Associate AIA - Architectural Designer

Ohio native and longtime Colorado resident, James brings to M.A. an adverse background in fabrication, design and building technology. A graduate from the CU College of Architecture where he was chapter president as well as fabrication studio lead supervisor, he is a proud member of the Design Build Certificate Program, helping create the award-winning COBMicro-cabin. Outside the studio, James is floating a local river, fly-fishing, seeing a show or hiking up a snow-filled mountain. At M.A. James has found a collaborative studio environment and culture where he pursues his love for contemporary mountain architecture.

Tonya Munn

Administrative Assistant/ Marketing

Enthusiastically a "mountain girl," Tonya has called CO her home shy of three decades. Originally from lake country in Minnesota, her B.A. in English Writing and Communication prompted a semi-long career as a journalist, which culminated as managing editor of Colorado Mountain News Media's Sky-Hi News. When her and husband Scott's daughter Ashlyn turned 2, Tonya turned her energies to helping out at M.A. Fast forward to present, son Zayden and dog Kenzi also are in the mix. Tonya finds joy telemark skiing, practicing yoga, or other times mom things like chauffeuring kids and Sherpa-ing backpacks or groceries.

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