Kurt Schindler

FAIA, LEED AP, Principal

Fortunate to have lived 30 years in Marin and shared our working horse farm in Sonoma with my lovely wife Susan, boys Preston and Forrest, and many dogs and horses. Also fortunate for my years at ELS with so many talented designers, collaborating on great buildings with energetic clients and creative teams.

Climbing to Fitz Roy, El Chalten, Argentina, November 2016

University of California Berkeley, Bachelors of Environmental Design & M.Arch.

started at ELS



Tengboche Monastary, the Khumbu, Nepal

physical activities

Biking the backroads of Marin and Sonoma, rowing on the bay, and jogging or hiking on Mount Tam with Susan and the dogs.

spare time

Working at the farm

best vacations

Hiking in Patagonia, trekking and climbing in Nepal, visiting mountain gorillas in Rwanda, biking from Vienna to Budapest, and paddling with dolphins in Costa Rica.


Equine therapy for children and adults and preserving farmland for future generations

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