“Beyond predictable form

lies meaningful space.”

-Rod Avoyé

“My vision is to create space that is a ‘living’ entity of its own, with care to consider and respect the function, form, and purpose for which it is here and how it will impact people and the environment.

I strongly value intention and purpose as a guiding framework for design, and am most curious about what possibilities lie beyond predictable outcomes.

I strive to create a teamwork approach to the process; the best design will always emerge from a relationship that forms between the client, designer, and the contractor.

My goal is to produce designs that support and enhances my client’s lifestyle through meaningful use of space, and enriches and transforms their physical, emotional, and spiritual well being.”  ~ Rod Avoyé

Meet Rod Avoyé

I have always had a fascination with buildings.  As a child I was would often wonder :  How were they put together?  Who decided it should look like that?  Could it be better if they did it this way instead?

And it was more than just a curiosity, it was also a connection that felt magical!  A home to me wasn’t just four walls and a roof, it was a living space that communicated purpose and function while telling a story of time and culture!

After spending the early years of my adult life working jobs that didn’t satisfy that curiosity and wonder, I forged a path on my own and opened what is now Avoyé Design.

In 2007, I spent a year working in construction labor, learning as much as I could about how homes are built.  After I felt I had learned all I could, I was ready for the next step.

Looking at the education path towards a degree in architecture, I instead chose to become a Building Designer and begin my practice immediately.  With the guidance of my employer, I was able to complete a few projects, giving me the confidence to take the next step : sole proprietorship.

Since that day there have been immense changes in the building industry.  I continue to learn and develop my practice with enthusiasm and curiosity, always eager to make the next step.