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Christof Jantzen

Founder and Principal

Chistof Jantzen, AIA, began his career as a designer with Richard Meier in 1993 and worked with Frank O. Gehry in 1994. He then became a partner at Behnisch Architekten in 1999, where he was responsible for the award-winning Genzyme Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts; the 55 Park Street Laboratory Building for Yale New Haven Hospital in New Haven, Connecticut; and the Anna Head Student Housing Complex for UC Berkeley. During this time, he further developed his interest in the complexities of technology, sustainability, and architectural expression.

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Ryan McGriff

Project Coordinator

Ryan is a 2015, high-honors graduate of Southern California Institute of Architecture. While attending Sci-Arc, Ryan strengthened his education at offices such as Tom Wiscombe Architecture and B+U Architects where he became familiar with large scale projects such as port terminals, museums, and competitions abroad. Part of our team, Ryan has worked on a variety of projects here at Studio Jantzen and with his knowledge gained from a young age he is able to utilize his experience anywhere from competition presentations to construction documents. 


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Kevin Meffert

Graduate Designer

Kevin graduated from the undergraduate architecture program at UC Berkeley in 2015.  Kevin brings great knowledge in computer rendering, model-making, as well as great enthusiasm for architecture, art and sustainability. With his knowledge in construction work, Kevin has constructed and designed various installation projects and distinct furniture concepts.