IAN MCLELLAN AIA, NCARB, PARTNER
Ian holds a Master of Architecture from the University of Minnesota. Ian also holds a B.A. in biology from Lawrence University. Ian connects clients to their surroundings through thoughtfully and beautifully designed spaces.
CHRISTINE ALBERTSSON AIA, CID, NCARB, PARTNER
Christine Albertsson’s clean, timeless architecture is guided by her Scandinavian heritage and New England upbringing. Whether rural or urban, her projects are sensitively sited in the landscape and employ natural materials and colors with simple, beautifully crafted details. Christine received her Masters of Architecture from the University of Pennsylvania in 1990. She began practicing architecture with several prominent Minnesota firms in 1991, before founding Albertsson Hansen in 2000. An active member of the Minnesota American Institute of Architects (AIA), Christine served on the Architectural faculty at the University of Minnesota from 1993 to 2001 and again in 2019.
TODD HANSEN AIA, CID, PARTNER
The carefully considered relationship between a house and its natural setting. The life-affirming qualities of well-shaped, well-functioning rooms. The precise detailing in millwork and fixtures. These are the qualities Todd Hansen considers in his award-winning architecture. Todd received his Masters of Architecture from the University of Pennsylvania in 1991, practicing with several respected Minnesota firms before partnering with Christine Albertsson. A member of the Architectural faculty at the University of Minnesota from 1994 to 1999, he is an active member of the Minnesota chapter of the AIA.
MARK TAMBORNINO AIA, CID, NCARB, PARTNER
Mark Tambornino holds a Master of Architecture from the University of Minnesota, where he has taught design in the graduate and undergraduate programs since 2002. Mark started at Albertsson Hansen in 2003 and has over 25 years of experience in residential architecture, office design, and large-scale non-profit cultural and institutional projects. He brings valuable design, building science and management experience to Albertsson Hansen clients.
JENNIFER SEIM ASSOCIATE AIA
Jenny holds a Master of Architecture from the University of Houston and a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from Texas Tech University. With a background in senior living, she looks to create flexible, skillfully detailed homes that will age with its residents.
JIM KUIPERS ASSOCIATE AIA
Jim earned his Master of Architecture degree from the University of Illinois-Chicago. His design approach explores the inherent forces of a project to discover responses that go beyond problem-solving, embracing both the creative and technical aspects of a project to deliver results that exceed expectations.
MADISON BOSE ASSOCIATE AIA
Madison holds a Master of Architecture from North Carolina State University and a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from the University of Minnesota. Her passion for architecture started at a young age and with time has continued to flourish into a lasting career. She believes that good design means creating architecture that is responsible, considerate and positively impactful.
KENDRA D. FJERSTAD ASSOCIATE AIA
Kendra did her Master of Architecture study at the University of Michigan after graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture from the University of Minnesota. She has been a designer in single and multi-family housing, assisted living communities, mixed-use, retail, commercial and office. Kendra also uses her design talents as a Graphic Designer.
OLIVER BATZLI ASSOCIATE AIA
Oliver holds a Bachelors of Design in Architecture from the University of Minnesota. His background in furniture, landscape, and architectural design drive his passion for architecture as a holistic practice. Oliver enjoys bringing his hard work and perspective to the table by supporting the efforts of his teammates to develop elegant and thoughtful design.
MEG LUNDQUIST ASSOCIATE AIA
Meg holds a Master of Architecture from the University of Minnesota and a Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies from the College of Saint Benedict.
SARAH HUGHES INTERIOR DESIGN
Sarah earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Interior Design from the University of Minnesota. She has a variety of experience in residential interior design ranging from finish selection to furniture and fabrics. Sarah enjoys collaborating with homeowners to create spaces that are beautiful and functional for everyday life. She loves digging in to the details of a project to form a cohesive design.
HEATHER ZIMMERMANN Business Manager
Heather holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from Northwestern College. She is an experienced Business Manager specializing in the Construction & Automotive industries. Heather has a passion for numbers and organization, and she loves to create and manage an organized office environment for our staff. She is a bit of a perfectionist and loves to automate processes in order for our Architects to spend less time doing paperwork and more time creating your dream space! When she is not at work she loves spending time with her husband Chad and their 2 rescue dogs Hika Hania & Loki.
SYDNEY WINTER Interior Design
Sydney holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Interior Design from the University of Northern Iowa. Her background has a variety of experience in residential design work, furniture design, and fabric and finish selections. Her intent is to work with clients in making a home that suits their needs in functionality as well as holding special qualities that make it truly feel like home.
LEAH SCHMITZ Project Coordinator
Leah began her career at the University of Wisconsin Stout where she obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in their CIDA Accredited Interior Design program. She has design and administrative experience working at a variety of design related companies located in Minneapolis, MN. Combing her love of production & design she continues to infuse passion and personality into everyday tasks.
BRUNO ALBERTSSON CANINE
Bruno received a certificate in Puppy Socialization from the Twin Cities Obedience Training Club in Northeast Minneapolis in September, 2016. Originally from International Falls, he moved to Minneapolis this fall at the age of 9 weeks. Though he has no prior design experience, he graces the firm with his enthusiasm and general positive outlook. His responsibilities include greeting visitors, making people smile and sleeping under the desks. A gregarious pup, he also connects us with our Lyn-Lake neighbors.
WHAT WE BELIEVE
Albertsson Hansen Architecture is committed to creating a diverse, safe, and welcoming workplace with opportunity for all. We strive for inclusion, equity and diversity in both our words and actions. BIPOC, women, marginalized communities, LGBTQIA+, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
JOIN OUR TEAM
We’re looking for creative people who are talented, driven, and kind. Diverse backgrounds, interesting experiences, and unique points of view are all welcome here. If creating meaningful architecture matters as much to you as it does to us, check out our current openings here.