Jackson Strom, AIA
Jackson Strom discovered a love for drawing at a young age while growing up in rural South Dakota. In addition to working on the farm, he built homes with his Dad during the summer, and poured concrete for a local contractor. He often looks back to the experience he gained during those years to assist in his current design outlook.
Jackson earned his Master’s Degree in Architecture from North Dakota State University while working for one of the premier architecture firms in the region. During this time, his growing interest in design led him to spend his free time studying architecture and growing his knowledge of the profession. These experiences would lead him to become a design principal in a regionally renowned and award-winning firm.
With over a decade of experience, Jackson’s passion for the profession led him to found Strom Architecture. Outside of the office, Jackson loves to spend time with his wife, Lindsey, and their sons, Sully and Oliver.Email
Senior Project Manager
While nearly 20 years in the architectural industry working on high-end residential homes, the last 12 years have been working independently for several well-known architectural firms and general contractors in Twin Cities and surrounding areas. With Shea’s attention for detail and passion for problem solving, she finds satisfaction collaborating with each team through all phases of the construction process, start to finish.
When not working, Shea enjoys spending time with her husband, Trace, and their 4 daughters. With 4 children 12 years in age or younger, they are quite busy juggling their children’s schedules, whether it be softball, basketball or volleyball. When an opportunity presents itself, Shea and her family will sneak away to enjoy boating on any of Minnesota’s 10,000 lakes. Shea also appreciates staying active, traveling and visiting local wineries and breweries with friends.Email
Taylor Mukhtar, Assoc. AIA
Taylor is a graduate of North Dakota State University’s Master’s of Architecture program. Throughout school, she worked closely with many design professionals providing conceptualized renderings and design assistance, and is loving the opportunity to apply her knowledge and experience in a residential firm. She enjoys working with clients from beginning to end and helping them envision their future residence.
Taylor is a Fargo native and grew up with a love of creative thinking and design thanks to her mom’s 20 years experience in the interior design field. Outside of work, you can find Taylor and her husband, Aronah, at one of their siblings many sporting events, or traveling as much as they can!Email
Born and raised in Mandan, North Dakota, Nate Wanner discovered at an early age that architecture was the field for him. From sketching floor plans to building houses out of Legos, his passion for creative problem solving and attention to detail has continued to grow his curiosity for good design.
While earning his Master’s Degree in Architecture from North Dakota State University, Nate worked closely with design professionals and assisted with the production of various project types throughout all phases of design. Upon graduating in May of 2021, he then spent the next year further developing his technical skills in the field before pursuing the opportunity to apply his knowledge in a residential firm. Nate is excited to explore his early passion for residential design and looks forward to continuing his growth as a professional while providing services for others.
Outside of the office, Nate loves to spend time outdoors and plans to travel as much as he can. One of his ultimate goals is to visit every national park in the country.Email
Madeline Hursey is a 4th Year Architecture Student at North Dakota State University. She grew up in Flandreau, South Dakota and moved to Fargo for school with plans to graduate with her Master’s in 2024. She stays busy with classes and being her graduating class’s Student Representative. She enjoys making trips home to see her family and exploring new places. Madeline is looking forward to a semester abroad this spring and to learning as much as she can about the Architecture field by being an intern and finishing school.Email
Growing up in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, Reed loves spending time outdoors hunting and fishing with his friends and family. He found an interest in woodworking when building an entertainment center for his parents and has always had a curiosity for architecture and design. Reed’s creative side led him to North Dakota State University’s Architecture program where he is currently studying in his 4th year. The past two summers, Reed has worked constructing residential homes in the Detroit Lakes and Vergas area. This experience has allowed him to combine his creative problem solving skills and design techniques he has learned from school, with the hands-on approach and practicality that comes with constructing a home. Reed aims to continue to learn more about the Architecture field by being an intern and through his classes at school.Email
Grace DeJong is a 3rd year Architecture Student at North Dakota State University. She grew up in the Historic Hawthorne Neighborhood of South Fargo, which led to her love of old buildings and the stories they hold. Beyond the studio, she has a passion for creating, whether it is decorating cakes, sewing clothes, or cultivating a new hobby. When not working or in studio, she can be found traveling to concerts with friends, or spending time outside with her family. Grace is excited to continue exploring design in school, and for the opportunity to develop new skills as an intern in a real world environment.Email