MY BUSINESS PHILOSOPHY:“I am dedicated to providing a high level of personal service and design excellence to fullfill the dreams of my client - partners. I work in teams of long- standing relationships with a number of experts to assemble an appropriate team to accomplish the goals of the client - partners. ”
Linda Bell, Architect
EDUCATION AND LICENSING:
USGBC - Accredited Professional of Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, 2008. (LEED AP by the United States Green Building Council.)
Licensed Architect - State of Montana 1994.
Montana State University - School of Architecture, Bachelor of Architecture, 1985. William Bierrum Memorial Scholarship 1984.
University of Minnesota- St. Paul MN, School of Interior Design, 1979.
1990 - 1991- Professional Member of the Design Review Board, City of Bozeman.
1989 - 2000 - Member of the Historic Preservation Advisory Board, Professional Advisory Service.
2009 - Volunteer for swimming program at Eagle Mount.
1996 - Better Homes and Gardens, Honorable Mention for creativity and impressive execution, (see the Williams house.)
1998 - Bozeman Commissioners Award, Historical Renovation Award for Design Excellence, for Renovations, (see Webster House.)
2000 - Bozeman Commissioners Award, Historical Renovation Award for Design Excellence, for Renovations, (see Minton House.)
FOUNDATION OF WORK EXPERIENCE AND INTERNSHIPS:
1994 - Present - Linda Bell Architect AIA PC.
1992 - 1994 - Linda Bell, Design Drafting Service, Preliminary design and zoning approval of Bozeman Athletic Club and Rocky Mountain Coffee Company.
1989 - 1992 - Arch. Intern for George Mattson, Architect. Assisted in construction drawings of Bozeman Elementary Schools, Bozeman Deaconess Hospital Additions, Various Custom homes, renovations to Video Lottery Consultants and Gardiner MT church.
1988 - 1989 - Arch Intern for Stan Zimet, OZ Architects, Missoula, MT. Designed downtown Commercial Storefront for Garden City Floral, assisted in construction drawings of Community Hospital, Special Care Unit addition. Programming and interview of Missoula City Hall renovations. Building code review and zoning codes for Missoula downtown Parking Garage. Design and construction drawings of custom homes.
1987 - 1988 - Arch Intern for Jim McDonald, Architect Missoula MT. Measured and assisted with construction drawings of the Historic Chief Joseph Guest Ranch Lodge, renovations and additions. Measured and preliminary design of renovations to the Palace Hotel, downtown Missoula for elderly housing.
1985 - 1986 - Arch Intern for Architects Design Group, Seattle WA. Design, zoning reviews and construction drawings for 50+ unit apartment buildings in historic districts.
1984 - Arch Intern for Butte Historical Society. Historical research and documentation of 460 homes developed between 1910 and 1930 in Butte MT.