Lindsay Schack established her career as an Architect and an educator by combining her knowledge of architectural technology with her background in psychology and research. In addition to private practice, Lindsay has instructed at Montana State University's School of Architecture in design studio and research seminars and delivered lectures on sustainability at the Universidad Latina in Costa Rica. An intuitive designer and communicator, she creates solutions that relate a client's needs to the context of the project to arrive at healthy, sustainable space. Lindsay is a Certified Consultant for the Passive House Institute-US, certified by the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards, a LEED-Accredited Professional and a member of the American Institute of Architects. She holds architectural licenses in Montana and Idaho.
When not at her desk, Lindsay pursues a mountain lifestyle with her husband, two children, and two dogs.
Lindsey Love is committed to incorporating natural and raw materials wherever possible in any project. She specializes in determining when, where, and how these materials can be the most appropriate and beautiful solution. She has balanced her design career with many seasons of construction work doing everything from framing to fine plastering, electrical work and management. Also an educator, Lindsey has led natural building workshops in North Carolina and was a visiting lecturer at Universidad de Valle de Mexico. She has a fierce belief that design makes and breaks communities and has substantial experience with tribal affordable housing. Lindsey is not currently licensed but is in the process of taking exams for licensure in Idaho.
In the winter, Lindsey is the high school nordic ski coach and in the summer she loves to trail run and backpack.
Kirby Hancock has a background working closely with nature and the built environment. Culminating from years as an outdoorsman and construction tradesman led him to follow a path of architecture, as a way of engaging people with his passions. He has design and building experience ranging from minimalist remote natural structures to complex high-end custom residential homes. He enjoys being part of the team at LSA, forming not just buildings, but ideas that can be built to create healthy social and environmental change. Kirby is currently working on licensure in Montana.
Kirby enjoys exploring Montana's wild places, stewarding a piece of forest next to the Crazy Mountains and finding inspiration in nature with his significant other and their energetic bird dog.
Andrea Michael spent the first five years of her architectural career working in the public sector and the next five focused on residential interiors. This broad spectrum of experience has made her able to appreciate the joys and challenges that come with both types of projects, and everything in between. Andrea is a practical thinker and a hands-on maker of things. She also has experience in business development and management. Her role at LSA is balanced between architectural design and business development duties. She is a licensed Architect in the State of Montana.
In addition to her role at LSA, Andrea runs a small business and spends as much time outside with her husband and two young children as possible.
Jakub Galczynski's work stems from a childhood passion for Chicago historical architecture. Know for his simplified and conceptually defined approaches to design, he also considers himself a life-long learner of building science. Jakub is excited about developing with Love Schack Architecture in pursuit of truly regenerative projects. He contributes a specific interest in nature and astronomy observation projects. Jakub is a LEED : Green Associate and NAHB : Certified Green Professional.
Jakub is a wildlife observer, rock climber and ultra trail runner.
Love Schack Architecture currently does not have career opportunities, however we encourage submitting a letter of interest. We value individuals with shared design intent and will inform them when new opportunities arise.