Larry Ferar director wine and spirits

Laurence Ferar, AIA, PLA, LEED AP

DIRECTOR, WINE & SPIRITS STUDIO

Larry Ferar has been designing wineries for over 25 years. He has been involved in the planning and design of over 70 wineries worldwide from New Zealand to Nova Scotia. Notable clients include Adelsheim, Lemelson. Kistler, Littorai, and Lingua Franca.

Trained as both an architect and landscape architect, Larry designs each building to capture and convey the special sense of place inherent in its site. He is committed to sustainability and sees all projects as opportunities to enhance his clients’ reputations as good stewards of the land.

Larry’s work has been featured in numerous media outlets including Sunset Magazine, Oregon Wine Press, Wine Business Monthly, Revue des Oenologues (France), Kia Ora (New Zealand), and Cantine (Italy). As a winery design expert, he has contributed articles to industry publications, and has shared his knowledge in lectures at Wineries Unlimited, the Oregon Winegrowers Association, and a forum of Nelson (NZ) regional winemakers.

Larry has an undergraduate architectural degree from Washington University in St. Louis and Masters in Architecture and Landscape Architecture from the University of Oregon. He has been a LEED Accredited Professional since 2004. His studio’s projects have received design awards in both the US and New Zealand.

Select Projects

Lemelson Winery
Kistler Winery
Woollaston Estate Winery

Leadership

Directors

Larry Ferar director wine and spirits

Laurence Ferar, AIA, PLA, LEED AP

Director, Wine & Spirits Studio
Reed Lewis technical director wine and spirits

Reed Lewis, AIA, LEED AP

Technical Director, Wine & Spirits Studio
Alexandra Zimmer director interior design

Alex Zimmer, LEED AP, NCIDQ

Director of Interior Design

Associates

Kay Harris accounting manager

Kay Harris

Senior Associate, Accounting Manager
Ian Mickelson architect

Ian Mickelson, AIA, LEED AP

Associate
Mike Starker architect

Mike Starker, AIA

Associate
Hugh Bitzer

Hugh Bitzer, AIA

Associate
Andy Bonesz architect

Andy Bonesz, AIA

Associate
Megan Baker, LEED AP

Meagan Baker, AIA, LEED AP

Associate
Stephanie Doeing

Stephanie Doeing-Nicoletti, CPSM

Associate, Marketing Manager
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Erica Jankowski, AIA, LEED AP

Associate

Staff

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Abbey Pleiss

Design Professional
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Am Chayathivong

Marketing Assistant
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Audrey Farr

Receptionist
Austin Zeitz

Austin Zeitz

Design Professional
Ben Stewart design professional

Ben Stewart, Assoc. AIA, LEED GA

Design Professional
Bob Thrapp architect

Bob Thrapp, AIA

Architect
Caitlin Poliak design professional

Caitlin Poliak, LEED AP

Design Professional
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Cassiday Love

Design Professional
Cheryl Nervez

Cheryl Nervez

Business Development Manager
Emily Estes

Emily Estes, AIA

Architect
Emily Matis

Emily Matis, Assoc. AIA

Design Professional
Eric Talbot

Eric Talbot, AIA, LEED AP

Architect
Fabio Arias

Fabio Arias

Interior Designer
Hans Ettlin architect

Hans Ettlin, AIA, CSI

Architect
Inna Litvinets

Inna Litvinets

Design Professional
Jeff Bringenberg

Jeff Bringenberg

Project Manager
Joanne Rimkeit project manager

Joanne Rimkeit, LEED GA

Project Manager
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Josh Rosenbaum

IT Manager
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Max Magac

Architect
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Melissa Wiltfong, LEED GA

Interior Designer
Priya Kandharkar design professional

Priya Kandharkar

Design Professional
Riley Qualley design professional

Riley Qualley, Assoc. AIA

Design Professional
Saahiti Penigalapati

Saahiti Penigalapati, LEED GA

Design Professional
Sabrina Henkhaus marketing coordinator

Sabrina Henkhaus

Marketing Coordinator
Teresa Kruse project manager

Teresa Kruse, AIA, CSI CDT

Project Manager
Tommy White

Tommy White

Project Manager