Amanda started at DJR shortly after finishing her M.Arch from the University of Minnesota. She brings to DJR a strong background in Public Interest Design, and Sustainable Design. Before beginning her professional career she spent three years serving in AmeriCorps working on disaster relief and affordable housing projects. She is actively involved with AIA Minnesota, and previously served as co-chair of the Housing Advocacy Committee. In her free time Amanda is an avid reader and musician. She and her husband love to make delicious meals from their vegetable garden, go camping, and hang out with their cat.