With professionally staffed offices in Topeka, Manhattan and Kansas City, Architect One’s dedicated team of designers, architects and project managers are readily available when you have questions or concerns. As a steward to the clients we act as your main point of contact from conception to completion, anticipating road blocks or delays and proactively developing solutions that far surpass expectations.


We are passionate about serving the communities in which we live, work and play. We’re eager to learn about your unique organizational goals and challenges, and inspired to design solutions that will bring your vision to life. While our diversely talented team each bring a multitude of experiences, we all bring the same fundamental approach to every project - LISTEN. DESIGN. INSPIRE.

Meet The Team
Andrew Thomas

Andrew Thomas
Project Manager & BIM CAD Manager


Brittney Lewis
Marketing Director

Brooklyn Farrell

Brooklyn Farrell
Executive Assistant & Business Development

Diane Gardner

Diane Gardner
Business Manager & Financial Controller

Emily Koenig

Emily D.A. Koenig, AIA
Project Architect


Ivan King, Associate AIA
Project Manager & Architectural Designer


Jacquelyn Rakoski-Diediker, Associate AIA
Senior Project Manager & Architectural Designer

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Kennedy Rietzke
Interior Designer


Matt Engle, AIA, LEED AP
Project Architect

Mariana Guerra

Mariana Guerra
Associate Project Manager & Architectural Designer

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Nicole Rzadkowska
Architectural Designer

Scott E. Gales

Scott E. Gales, AIA, LEED AP, NCARB
Architect & CEO


Takrim Rimon
Architectural Designer


Tyler Duggan
Architectural Designer

2022 Interns
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Ally Gales
Interior Architecture Intern


Amelia Fager
Interior Architecture Intern


Madeleine Carey
Interior Architecture Intern

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Maddi Gillispie
Architecture Intern