Prominent Northwest Architecture Firms, Prentiss Wickline Architects And Balance Associates Architects, Merge To Form: Prentiss + Balance + Wickline
Geoffrey Prentiss and Tom Lenchek – respective principals of Prentiss Wickline Architecture and Balance Associates Architects – today announced the merger of their two firms to launch Prentiss + Balance + Wickline. Long time Prentiss partner, Dan Wickline, will serve as the principal of the newly merged firm, which will have its headquarters in Seattle. Terms of the private merger are not disclosed.
Collectively, the two firms have amassed more than 50-years of award winning experience in business, an impressive staff of architects and designers, and have had their commercial and residential designed projects featured on broadcast and print media nationwide.
“The merger allows us to fill gaps each firm had and expand our individual networks to cover the nation,” said Prentiss + Balance + Wickline principal, Dan Wickline. “Our design style, corporate culture, and approach to the future are in such lockstep the transition has been seamless. This merger allows us to accelerate growth, but more importantly allows us to deepen our skill sets and insights, providing our clients more expertise.”
Both firms design with balance between natural and built environments, a client’s vision and real world parameters, and ultimately between beauty and utility.
The newly merged firm already has more than 40 projects underway and is combining new tools and insights to allow for greater efficiencies and design perspectives.
About Prentiss + Balance + Wickline
Based in Seattle, Prentiss + Balance + Wickline is an award-winning architecture firm with its roots firmly planted in the Pacific Northwest and emphasizing warm, modern design. The firm has designed residential and commercial projects nationwide that have won the acclaim of The American Institute of Architects and other prominent industry awards, and media outlets such as LUXE and DWELL Magazine.