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Founded in 2007, CONNECT Architecture & Design PC offers a wide range of design services for a variety of project types.  With over 30 years of experience, we have successfully designed environments that enhance the quality of life, learning and work for the clients we serve.

​We understand the immense level of trust it takes to put your vision and financial investments into someone else’s hands.  Therefore, we approach our work with a few simple commitments: 

  • We take ownership in your project and engage in a highly collaborative manner.

  • We seek to earn your trust and respect with decisions made on your behalf.

  • We work for you to provide solutions that meet your needs, not ours.

  • We provide consistent availability and accountability throughout the process.

  • We leave our egos at the door so not to complicate an already complex process.  

 
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Building Condition Surveys

We can conduct an onsite review of your facilities and provide you with a written assessment of areas to prioritize for code compliance, energy efficiencies, and building system maintenance concerns.

Testimonials

"Dan values the insights of his clients beyond most in his field, ... [his] collaborative and adaptable personality allowed him to bring out our best."

Rev Bill Spangler-Dunning
Disciples of Christ Regional Minister

"Dan has become our friend. He goes far beyond the call of duty, doing so many little extras that were not espected, but certainly has made the difference between a normal piece of work and an outstanding project... Dan is head and shoulders above any architect with whom I have worked..."

Rev Richard Walters
First Christian Church

"Dan takes great pride in his work and strives to make sure that every element of the project is done properly and to the client’s satisfaction."

Rick Winterbottom
Des Moines Entrepreneur

"When working with Dan it didn't feel as if you were working with a 'big firm'.  He was very attentive to our needs whether our project was big or small in scale."

Supt Brian VanderSluis
Twin Cedars Schools

"Dan's skillful design has defined the project as one of historic proportions. And for that, we are very grateful."

Judge Annette Scieszinski
City of Albia, Iowa

"Dan provides a personal service that gives you the confidence that your needs and concerns are heard and addressed."

Sgt Max Halverson
City of Des Moines Police Dept

"It was a joy to work with an architect that did not have the attitude: 'It is my way or the highway' attitude!"

Gladys Sawyer
Ankeny Christian Church

"Well defined plans and specs allowed us to stay on budget and have finished projects that met and exceeded our expectations!... Dan's openness to ideas, response to our requests, and ownership of our project, has been outstanding. You are very fair but firm and those qualities are hard to find today..."

Larry Mithelman
Lutheran Church of the Cross, Altoona Iowa

 

Contact

CONNECT Architecture & Design PC
901 Thomas Beck Road
Suite 301
Des Moines, IA  50315

(515) 276-4454