Matthew Smith, partner, leed a.p.

Matthew has worked in Architecture and Construction in the Rocky Mountains, the Pacific Northwest, and New England. He has been involved in all phases and types of construction both as an Architect/Designer as well as a Project/Construction Manager. Matthew received his Bachelor of Arts at the University of California, Santa Cruz and his Masters of Architecture at the University of Oregon. Prior to and after his architectural education Matthew was involved in both residential and commercial construction, experience he brings to all of his work.  Matthew is a licensed Architect in Colorado and holds a Class B ICC Construction certificate.


(phone) 970.618.1645

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MARC JACOPS, designer

After receiving a BSBA degree for the University of Denver, Marc realized his affinity for the built-environment and began his career in design.  Working as a carpenter, Marc was involved in projects in London and the Virgin Islands. Transitioning into architecture, Marc had the opportunity to work for Ingrao Inc. in New York, where he worked for 3 years.  Wanting to be closer to home he and his wife returned to Colorado where they have settled in Aspen.


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Ryan doremus, partner

Ryan Doremus was born and raised in Aspen, Colorado and is the oldest of five brothers.  Ryan studied at the University of Colorado and received a degree in Environmental Design with an emphasis in Architecture. His career began in San Francisco, where he worked for BCV Architects, specializing in high end residential, large commercial, and urban development projects. His experiences in San Francisco and Aspen have given him the ability to manage and coordinate projects of all types and to work with a wide range of clientele.  Ryan’s passion for the mountains and love for his family brought him back to Aspen in 2012.


(phone) 970.274.1421


Garrett Greene,  designer

 An Aspen, CO native, Garrett Greene joined Thunderbowl Architects in July 2016, eager to pursue his passion of design, after having spent two years working as a project manager at Keelty Construction in the RF Valley, where he gained valuable hands-on experience working closely with contractors to better understanding the building process. Garrett graduated from the University of Colorado Boulder’s Environmental Design Program in May 2014 with a degree in architecture. When Garrett is not in the office, he is spending time enjoying the mountains in his backyard, skiing or riding his mountain bike.