Greetings from our team!


 

ROBERT L. COOLEY, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP BD+C, CASp

Principal, CEO

Robert has extensive experience in the design and construction of commercial, retail, and grocery projects. Before founding Cooley Architectural Corporation, he worked at architecture firms for nearly twelve years, where he managed and executed projects of varying scales and complexities. As a licensed architect and a Certified Accessibility Specialist (CASp), Robert is able to offer our clients peace of mind that our projects will meet current accessibility requirements. Robert holds a Masters in Architecture from the University of Oregon, and a Bachelors of Architecture from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. Originally from Los Gatos, CA, while not busy at the office Robert enjoys going on adventurous hikes through nature and surfing the Pacific.


ALEXANDRE SILVEIRA

Production Manager

Alexandre is an artist and designer from the Bay Area and Brasilia, Brazil. He has a decade of construction management experience in Brasilia, Brazil where he worked on multi-family residential and mixed-use projects. In Northern California, he worked for several years alongside licensed contractors as an independent handyman. Alexandre studies architecture at the California College of the Arts (CCA) in San Francisco. His student work has been featured in suckerPUNCH and eVolo Architecture Magazine, and on display at The SF Exploratorium at the Resilient Structures exhibition and the Architecture of Exploration and Discovery exhibition. When not at work Alexandre can be found BBQing with friends and family, road tripping, and flying to new adventures exploring the world one place at a time.


EMA SHAHINIAN-TASHJIAN

Project Manager

Ema has eight years of experience in the industry and has worked at firms such as Ware Malcomb and HKS Architects, where she worked on commercial and retail projects. With her experience in Revit and her knowledge of the project phases and building codes she is able to execute projects from start to finish while coordinating with consultants and clients. She is currently in the process of taking her ARE's to become a licensed architect. Ema graduated from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo with a Bachelors of Architecture with a Minor in Architectural Engineering. She was born and raised in Fresno, CA, and since graduation has called the Bay Area her home. When Ema isn't at the office she likes playing with her kitten Lucifer, watching cartoons, trying new restaurants, and wishing to be by the beach at all times.


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New Hire

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