Dusty Rhoads takes a hands-on approach to design, participating in every aspect of a project, from conception to completion, from the big idea to the smallest details of the project. Dusty’s strength is creatively integrating design with the needs of large, technically complex projects. Prior to forming Rhoads Siegel, he was a design partner at Zimmer Gunsul Frasca Architects, LLP’s Los Angeles office where he was responsible for a diverse range of project types for numerous prestigious clients across the country. They include the Food and Drug Administration, University of Arizona, University of Chicago, Cornell University and multiple campuses of the University of California system. Dusty’s other professional experience includes the office of Murphy/Jahn in Chicago where he worked on numerous large high rise office buildings and a Chicago Transit Authority station in the Chicago loop. Dusty earned his Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Architecture degrees from Lawrence Institute of Technology. While in school he worked in the office of Gunnar Birkerts in Birmingham Michigan. Dusty is registered in multiple states including Arizona, California and Pennsylvania. He is LEED® certified, is a member of the American Institute of Architects and is NCARB certified.
Rachel Kur Siegel
Rachel Kur Siegel’s career in architecture encompasses her passion for drawing and art. Prior to the formation of Rhoads Siegel Architects, Rachel was a project designer at Zimmer Gunsul Frasca Architects, LLP on large projects including the Thomas W. Keating Bioresearch and Medical Research Buildings at the University of Arizona, BJC’s Missouri Baptist Medical Center renovation and expansion, and Dickinson College’s new science building. Other work experience includes five years working at the Jerde Partnership where she was involved in urban design, retail and entertainment and large scale multi use projects. She began her career as an intern for Will Bruder in New River, Arizona. She earned her Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Arizona where she participated in a Greece and Italy Summer Study Abroad program focusing on watercolor and drawing and spent one semester studying architecture at the Universidad de La Salle in Mexico City. Rachel is registered in California. She is LEED® certified, is a member of the American Institute of Architects and is NCARB certified.