W. Ryan Miller
Mr. Miller's architectural career spans more than 18 years, and after working for two large, well-respected firms in Atlanta, he founded his own firm in 2008 in response to new opportunities brought about by the economic downturn that began in 2007. As large development began to move forward again, and to meet the challenges of this new economy, dwell design studio was founded with the realization that the typical architectural firm model needed to reinvent itself in order to thrive, and it was critical to have the flexibility and scale to offer a full range of services that would to take advantage of this new reality.
At dwell, you get Principal level involvement from beginning to end. Mr. Miller believes in the "renaissance architect" model, that the architect should be involved in all phases of the design and production of the project, and needs to be strong administratively, aesthetically and technically. From that initial design sketch, through the production of construction documents, to developing client relationships, Mr. Miller is involved in and leads the process. Mr. Miller is a registered architect and member of the American Institute of Architects, is NCARB certified and is registered in many of the Southeastern states as well as Ohio. He graduated from Miami University (Ohio) with a Bachelors of Environmental Design and then went on to Clemson University to earn a Masters of Architecture.