Jeffrey Fiftal

Senior Project Architect

As an architect, Jeff has a wide range of experience in a variety of mixed-use development, commercial, civic, and educational projects. He approaches architecture with an entrepreneurial flair, leading complex designs with artfulness and diplomacy.

He joined WRNS Studio in late 2018 with over 15 years of professional architectural and design experience. He’s worked on large-scale international and regional projects, and on smaller, local programs, touching every aspect of the building process from conceptual design and development through construction documentation and administration.

He began his career in California working at various firms, including at Clive Wilkinson Architects, where he handled commercial tenant improvements for JWT in New York City, and the Google Headquarters in Mountain View. From California, he relocated to Colorado, working on a multitude of projects including a headquarters for the state parks service, K-12 facilities, a police headquarters, and urban mixed-use projects. Throughout each project, he took a leadership role, mentoring staff and consultants to realize the clients’ vision. He returned to California to work with BAR Architects. After which, he worked for EUA in Madison, Wisconsin, before returning to San Francisco.

Jeff is a licensed architect in California and Colorado. He received his Bachelors of Architecture with a minor in Construction Management from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. In his free time, Jeff would always rather be outdoors, either mountaineering, backcountry skiing, mountain biking, sailing, or backpacking with his wife, Jess, and their dogs.

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