Signe jumping out of a plane

Signe earned a Professional Bachelor of Architecture with Honors from the University of Texas at Austin in 1999. Signe holds a passion for both architecture and business. During her travels through Russia and Mexico in 1991 she developed an appreciation for the role of architecture as an active stage for daily life and social change. While traveling through Europe Signe developed an affinity for contemporary architecture and the role of precision in design. These experiences motivate her to bring high-quality design to a larger audience.


As a principal at smitharc architects, Signe focuses on Client communication, budgets, schedules, programming, design coordination, and construction administration. Her most important responsibilities are to ensure the Client’s needs are met and that the design is executed with accuracy and exceptional quality.


Signe is a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and an accredited professional in the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design program (LEED AP.)