Ethan is motivated by architecture that reflects its context. He designs spaces that react to the existing sense of place while invigorating their surroundings. The result is buildings that evoke emotion. Ethan’s passion for critical thinking about design and human experience led him to Duda|Paine, where he brings his devotion to thoughtfully crafted buildings to his participation in the firm’s iterative design process.
Growing up with parents in the architectural profession, he felt inspired by the positive effect well-crafted spaces have on people. This background, combined with his intuitive curiosity about how things are assembled, gave Ethan a profound passion for architecture and design.