Sharon M. Samuels, AIA, NOMA, LEED A.P. is a licensed Architect with 15-plus years of professional experience. One test away from becoming a licensed architect in 2008, she launched SolQuest Design Unlimited, a full-service architecture and design firm. Her experience includes projects within the residential commercial arenas with scopes ranging from single family residential to large scale commercial developments
Sharon is also a passionate educator. She has served as an adjunct faculty member at Columbia College Chicago and as a visiting professor at the School of the Art Institute. Sharon has been a longtime volunteer, speaker, and instructor at the Chicago Architecture Foundation with their education initiatives centered around engaging teens in design based thinking and moving them into design focused careers.
In her free time, Sharon is an accomplished athlete. In 2002, she completed her first marathon and to date has completed 14 marathons. She accomplished one of her top bucket list goals by completing her first Ironman in 2015.
Darin L. Triplett
Licensed Architect and dedicated Design Professional committed to a fluid and seamless realization of artistic visions. Notable projects include residential, parks, government, educational, healthcare, and commercial. I have experience in managing all phases of the design and construction process. Darin's passion for architecture and design inspires him to volunteer with various organizations that serve both the architecture profession as well as the community at large. His mission is to use his talent, knowledge, and experience, to fortify the built environment.