Dale Brown, AIA, a founding partner of Onyx Architects, is an award-winning designer and leads the Civic Practice Group. His portfolio includes a wide array of civic buildings, large mixed-use projects, unique preservation plans, affordable housing and for public and not-for-profit entities. Dale received his degree from the University of Nebraska, and is a member of the Los Angeles Conservancy, Pasadena Heritage, the California Redevelopment Association and Urban Land Institute. He is a licensed architect in the State of California.

Steve Kuchenski, AIA, leads the Urban Practice Group. His portfolio includes several dozen housing projects. His special expertise is in governmental programs, building codes, ADA requirements, and Type V housing construction. Steve is a graduate of California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. He is a member the California American Institute of Architects, the Urban Land Institute and the Association for Nonprofit Housing. Steve is a licensed architect in the State of California.


Doug Joyce, AIA, ARA, is a member of the firm’s Urban Practice Group, serving as Project Manager or Designer. His ability to craft innovative and distinctive solutions for tight spaces is also of great value to the firm’s other practice groups. Doug has a passion for designing buildings and open spaces that fully and carefully utilize the urban environment. Doug is a graduate of Tulane University, and a member of the American Institute of Architects and California Council, and past president of the Society of American Registered Architects. He is licensed in the State of California.


Mae Keng L. Chinn, AIA, has a portfolio that includes various types of housing projects — community-based multifamily, senior living, low-income, and student housing, as well as institutional use such as Assisted Living and Skilled Nursing. She is a graduate of the University of Southern California, and is licensed in the State of California.