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Professional Profiles


Professional Profile: Craig Thomas Chinn 2016


  • Title: President, Founder
  • Company: Architecture Design Collaborative
  • Location: California & Colorado
  • Birthplace: Boise, ID

Family: Wife Kristy and son Connor

College: California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo

First job unrelated to your current field: Paperboy

First job in current field: Intern at Architectural Dimensions

What your firm does now and its plans for the future? We focus on retail, residential, and mixed-use projects across the country. We provide design, entitlement, and construction drawing services. We are currently active projects in 17 states and have plans to continue to take our mobile design studio concept to more states and more clients.

Hobbies:Skiing, Lego building with my son

Favorite novel: “Blood Meridian” by Cormac McCarthy

Favorite film: “Eurotrip”, love to laugh

Keys to success: Do what you say when you say it.

Person(s) you most admire (outside of family): Hiro Kinoshita, one of my mentors when I graduated college and started working in architecture.

If you had to choose a different profession, what would it be? Development