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Raivo Balciunas

Architect

Eau Claire, WI
715.834.3161
BalciunasR@AyresAssociates.com

"Steve (Hoecherl) and Raivo were great to work with. They worked very well with our building contractor. You hear horror stories from other people, but ours just went like clockwork. Whenever Ayres was needed to figure out something or make adjustments, they were there."
Kyle Deno
Jackson County, WI

Raivo joined Ayres Associates in 1993 and has experience in all aspects of architectural planning, design, and construction services. As a LEED specialist, he is responsible for communicating and demonstrating green building expertise, monitoring LEED credits, and submitting projects to the U.S. Green Building Council. He also serves as project manager on selected projects, where his responsibilities include client contact, budgeting, directing the efforts of the design team, and overall project supervision.

Raivo's areas of expertise include the following:

  • Office facility design
  • Site evaluation
  • Programming
  • Site planning
  • Cost estimating
  • Interior design
  • Remodeling and renovation
  • Health care facility design
  • Commercial building design
  • Institutional building design
  • Multi-unit housing design
  • Educational facility design
  • Elderly housing design
Certifications
  • Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional
  • National Council of Architectural Registration Boards Certificate
Education
  • MArch, , University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • BS, Architecture, Lawrence Technological University
Registrations
  • Registered Architect, WY
  • Registered Architect, FL
  • Registered Architect, IL
  • Registered Architect, WI
  • Registered Architect, MI
  • Registered Architect, MN