Design Studio Architects, Inc. is dedicated to providing innovative yet approachable design for commercial and residential projects of all sizes. We marry our extensive design experience and technical skills with our client’s vision to provide an environment that is thoughtful and creative.

Our Colorado based studio has over 40 years’ experience providing planning, programming and design for homeowners, multi-family, commercial developers, universities and both federal and state government agencies. Our team has worked with and led numerous projects that have been recognized with awards from the American Institute of Architects as well as LEED certifications from the Green Building Council.

The DSA team approaches each project with a great deal of energy and enthusiasm while cultivating lasting relationships. Our goal is to deliver each of our clients a well-designed building while meeting their monetary and time expectations.

Greg LaRock
Greg LaRockOwner and Principal
Greg LaRock holds a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Minnesota. He graduated with Distinction.

Greg has over 45 years of management experience in an architectural office of up to twelve people. His expertise includes architectural design, planning and interior architecture services for a broad range of building types including single family, multi-family and commercial. Greg has served as the Treasurer for the Denver Chapter AIA in 1988 and 1989; South Metro Denver Chamber of Commerce, 2009-2012; Historic Downtown Littleton Merchants Association and as a Board Member on the City of Littleton Historic Preservation from 2012-2015.

Ryan Holtmann
Ryan HoltmannOwner and Principal
Ryan Holtmann graduated from The Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Science in Architecture. He then went on to complete his Master of Architecture at The University of Colorado Denver.

Ryan’s 13 years’ experience has been in leading and guiding project teams from conceptual designs through building constructions has created many successes for his clients. Ryan fosters collaboration and performance within the firm and maintains a team approach on all projects. He now is principal and owner of Design Studio Architects with an extensive background in multi-family design and construction.

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Todd Townsend
Todd TownsendArchitect
Todd Townsend hold a Bachelor of Art History from The University of Virginia. He attained his Master of Architecture from The University of Colorado Denver.

Todd has over 20 years of experience in architecture and design. He has had the opportunity to work with numerous project teams involved with the development and completion of award winning buildings.  Todd’s career has led him to multiple states and he is currently licensed in Colorado, New Jersey, and New York. Todd Townsend, AIA, is dedicated to providing high quality design for commercial and residential projects of all sizes. He strives to compliment his extensive design experience and technical skills with client input to provide a plan to meet our clients’ project goals.

Paul Kohler
Paul Kohler Project Manager
Paul Kohler holds Associate Degrees of Applied Science in Architectural Technology as well as Architectural Design and Structural Drafting from Arapahoe Community College, Littleton, Colorado. He also has completed the Advanced Revit Training from Autodesk University, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Paul has over 25 years of professional experience in the architectural and construction industry. His experience encompasses a variety of areas, ranging from complete residential and commercial design to construction management and cost estimating. He is also proficient at coordinating information between all building trades to ensure comprehensive construction documents for our clients.  This level of detail and peripheral consideration reduces constructability issues that typically arise during a building’s lifespan.

Brittany Beko
Brittany BekoOffice Manager
Brittany Beko holds a Master of Public Administration from Fairleigh Dickinson University, located in New Jersey. She has over ten years of managerial experience in office settings.

She is committed to creating an in office setting that is both fun and professional.  She uses her high level of energy to tackle her many daily responsibilities as office manager, marketing agent, and project cost management.  She plays a vital role in the successful day to day activities and future growth of Design Studio Architects.