The Team

With each project, mode builds a team to best support the client’s needs. Our architects, engineers, and planners collaborate with technical experts in energy optimization, constructability, financial feasibility, engineered systems and more to help our clients’ achieve their visions. Our common ethos is that the client is at the team’s axis and remains our focus through to project completion.

Stacey White, AIA and O+M
principal | owner

Stacey White, an architect and LEED AP BD+C and O+M, is principal and owner of mode associates. Her architectural specialty is in the design and implementation of high performance educational environments. Her enthusiasm for changing the world through thoughtful design, careful policy development and sound fiscal methods can be contagious. As a frequent presenter and architectural faculty, she uses humor to convey technical information in everyday terminology and laughter to inspire change.

Megan Lizarraga
Green Associate
design associate

Design associate, Megan Lizarraga, collaborates with clients and teammates to find creative visual and spatial solutions to complex problems. She is passionate about creating projects that are beautiful, inspiring, and healthy. She has a love of travel, adventure, and design and is always looking for the next challenge. Megan is a peer mentor to other up-and-coming designers in the profession, regularly teaching classes on the next generation of tools that support better building and better communication.