20+ Years of Excellence

Architecture & Design

For over a decade, Powell Studio Architecture has been a driving force in the world of architecture and design. Our objective is to shape spaces that inspire, innovate, and enhance communities. We believe in the power of design to transform lives, and we are committed to making a positive impact through every project.

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Founded in 2011, Powell Studio Architecture has always been driven by a passion for creating exceptional spaces. Our goal from the beginning has been to blend innovation, professionalism, and cost-effectiveness to deliver outstanding results. As we look to the future, our commitment to excellence remains unwavering, and we aspire to continue shaping a better world through design.

about the team

At Powell Studio Architecture, we're a family of architects, designers, and visionaries. Our diverse and experienced team brings creativity and expertise to every project. Together, we share a common goal: to exceed your expectations and help you see your vision come to life.

“At Powell Studio Architecture, we pride ourselves on delivering excellence in every project. We work closely with our clients to ensure they feel secure at every step of the project."


Architect | President

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Jeff Powell

Architect | President

For over a decade, Jeff Powell, AIA, NCARB, has been leader behind Powell Studio Architecture. He brings over 20 years of experience and expertise in the design and development of municipal, medical, institutional, multi-family housing, and commercial projects. Throughout his career, Jeff has accumulated a broad and diverse realm of experience, showcasing his ability to adapt to various project types and industries. As the founder of Powell Studio Architecture, he takes pride in assisting and guiding clients towards reaching their primary objectives through functional, efficient, and cost-effective design solutions. His knowledgeable team and unwavering commitment contribute to the seamless execution of projects from initial design concepts to the final stages of construction.

Paul Roberts

Director of Operations

Paul serves as the Director of Operations at Powell Studio Architecture, leveraging an extensive background spanning nearly two decades in architectural management within the realm of corporate development. His client-centric philosophy showcases a profound comprehension of clients’ requirements, guaranteeing that projects not only meet but exceed all deadlines and goals. At Powell Studio Architecture, Paul’s astute understanding of all operations brings a holistic approach to comprehending project needs, requirements, and quality. His wealth of experience and commitment to excellence make him a cornerstone in ensuring the success and efficiency of the firm’s architectural endeavors.

Ashley Perez

Lead Designer

As the Lead Designer of Powell Studio Architecture, Ashley has her Master of Architecture from Boston Architecture College. She brings the most up-to-date knowledge and proficiency in affiliated programs such as Revit, AutoCAD, and Sketchup. With a keen attention to detail, Ashley excels in creating impeccably detailed renderings that come to life upon project completion. Her expertise spans across various sectors, including medical, multi-family housing, municipal, and commercial projects. Ashley has a unique ability to help clients bring their projects to life by understanding the purpose of space, working within budget constraints, and ultimately delivering a completed project that exceeds expectations.

Collin Jones

Architectural Designer

Collin is a talented architectural designer with a strong focus on creative design and attention to detail. He brings a personal approach to all his projects, ensuring that client needs are understood and incorporated into the development standards. Collin's expertise has led to the successful completion of numerous projects in the areas of commercial, retail, municipal, and institutional projects of varying size and complexity. His client-centric approach has fostered long-standing relationships with clients such as Winn-Dixie redevelopment (SEG), Ring Power Corporation, and Montverde Academy. With his dedication and expertise, Collin consistently delivers exceptional architectural solutions that exceed client expectations.

Taylor Parker

Architectural Designer

Taylor is a highly skilled architectural designer with a diverse expertise spanning commercial and residential design, aerospace, landscape design, graphic design, urban planning, adaptive reuse, and sustainability. Holding a master’s in architecture, Taylor possesses a meticulous eye for detail in visual design, a robust work ethic, proficiency in the latest design programs, and practical industry knowledge. Her versatility and commitment make her a valuable asset in crafting innovative design spaces that align with and exceed client expectations.

Kimberly Sea

Architectural | Interior Designer

Kimberly is a valuable addition to Powell Studio Architecture, leveraging her proficient knowledge of architectural design programs, including AutoCAD and Revit. Her expertise extends beyond traditional architectural roles, showcasing a talent for interior design across various sectors, including commercial, hospitality, and residential projects. Graduating from The Illinois Institute of Art indicates a strong education foundation and a commitment to excellence in design. Kimberly’s multifaceted skills, combining architectural and interior design proficiency, contribute to the studio’s capability to deliver comprehensive and aesthetically pleasing solutions across a diverse range of projects.

Yariel burgos

architectural designer

Yariel Burgos is an Architectural Designer with advanced knowledge of state-of-the-art programs like Revit and AutoCAD. His ability to seamlessly integrate these tools into the design process ensures that projects move smoothly from client inspiration to completed construction. With experience in commercial, retail, multi-family housing, and municipal projects, Yariel delivers superior services throughout the design, permitting, and completion phases.

Jillian Powell

Office Administrator

Jillian is a valued member of Powell Studio Architecture, joining the firm in 2021 alongside Jeff. She supported his ambition to start the firm in 2011 and now provides office administration and accounting services. Jillian graduated from the University of Central Florida and with over 10 years of experience as a case manager, she brings a strong background in client relations and contract management to her role. She effectively manages service contracts and serves as the initial point of contact for all clients reaching out to Powell Studio Architecture. Jillian's dedication and expertise contribute to the seamless operation of the firm.

Ripley Rodgers

Honorary Team member

Ripley holds the esteemed honor of our canine team member at Powell Studio Architecture! As the official color model for our office flooring, Ripley brings a touch of canine charm to our workspace. Known for his kind and gentle nature, Ripley has a knack for creating a soothing atmosphere and enjoys moments of relaxation with his favorite activities – napping on Jeff’s desk and watching people stroll along Montrose Street from the office window. With his sweet personality and love for going to work, Ripley is a cherished member of the Powell Studio Architecture family.

Our Voice

Team Growth

Led by architect Jeff Powell, Powell Studio Architecture's diverse team creates unique and inspiring spaces while growing together.

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Our Goal

Our promise to every client is simple yet profound: we walk with you the whole way. From concept to completion, we are your partners in realizing your vision. We listen, we innovate, and we dedicate ourselves to achieving your goals. Your dream project is our mission, and we are with you at every step of the journey.


Over the years, our commitment to excellence has been recognized through numerous awards and accolades. We've been consecutive South Lake winners since 2017 and are proud to keep proving ourselves worthy of such recognition. These awards serve as a testament to our dedication to delivering exceptional design solutions. While awards are a great honor, our true reward is the satisfaction of our clients and the positive impact our work has on communities.


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