Licensed Architects & Management Team

Meet our talented design team

Think Architecture is comprised of creative, experienced and qualified architects, landscape architects, land planners, interior designers and construction managers. Quality and professionalism define us and guides our everyday work.

Corey R. Solum, AIA, NCARB

Principal/CEO

Corey Solum is president of Think Architecture and a 25-year veteran of architecture focused primarily on multi-family housing and mixed-use projects. Corey is actively involved in the architectural industry serving as Chairperson for the Utah Architects Licensing Board, NCARB and WCARB task forces, and past president of AIA Utah. Additionally, he’s been involved with Utah Center for Architecture and the newly formed ACE Utah.

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Chris D. Jensen, AIA

Principal

Chris Jensen is a 34-year veteran of architecture specializing in hospitality, multi-family housing and commercial design. For the past five years, Chris has served on the Uniform Building Code Commission and is currently the Chairman. In this role he actively seeks public recommendations regarding proposed changes to Utah’s building codes. These recommendations are then presented to the Legislature for adoption.

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Architect Tyler Kirk

Tyler Kirk, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP BD+C

Principal

As a principal, Tyler Kirk brings more than 20 years of architectural experience to the firm. Tyler specializes in the design of multi-family, single-family, commercial office buildings, community planning and resort/hospitality projects. Many of Tyler’s projects are high density where the preservation of available resources is critical to find an appropriate balance between the natural and man-made environments. He is a LEED Accredited Professional and has extensive experience with sustainable project design, incorporating some form of sustainable certification.

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John M. Shirley, AIA

Principal

Johnny Shirley has more than 20 years of specialized alpine resort experience. His integrated approach to sustainable design that embraces regional context has resulted in award-winning premier architecture. Johnny’s expertise spans various architectural building typologies including condo-hotel, multi-family housing, high-end custom homes, commercial office buildings and mixed-use developments.

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landscape architect troy sanders

Troy Sanders, RLA

Principal

Troy Sanders is an award-winning landscape architect and principal of Think Architecture with more than 28 years of land planning and design experience. For the last 16 years, Troy has led the landscape architectural studio where he develops design concepts, collaborates with owners and project architects, and reviews projects through completion.

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Architect John C Shirley

John C. Shirley

Principal Emeritus

A founding principal of Think Architecture, John C. Shirley has more than 46 years of architectural design and land planning expertise. His primary focus has been in the ski resort industry and his work spans most ski resorts in Utah. His professional experience includes published and award-winning projects from Sundance, Alta, Solitude, Deer Valley, The Canyons, Elk Meadows and Park City to name a few.

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Timothy Soffe Architect

Timothy K. Soffe

Principal Emeritus

Tim Soffe is a founding principal of Think Architecture. During his 42 years of professional experience, Tim has participated in a wide variety of land planning and architectural projects in both the public and private sectors. He is passionate about his work and building relationships with city, county and state government staff. Tim has participated in many public meetings, planning reviews and permit coordination, open houses and charette sessions.

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Kathryn Thompson, ASID, IIDA

Director of Interior Design

Kathryn Thompson leads the interior design studio and has more than 25 years of design experience. Prior to joining Think Architecture in 2017, Kathryn owned and operated her own interior design firm. Kathryn’s focus has been primarily in the Park City area—designing many resort and hospitality projects, as well as high-end custom homes. Kathryn applies her extensive experience to translate needs and behaviors into functional and creative interior spaces.

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Jered Plouzek, NCARB

Associate Architect

Jered Plouzek has more than 25 years of municipal and recreational building experience. Prior to joining Think Architecture in 2017, Jered owned his own architectural firm for more than 10 years. His expertise includes many community recreational facilities, fitness centers and commercial office buildings throughout the western United States.

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Mark Stonehocker, AIA

Associate Architect

Mark Stonehocker has more than 30 years of experience as an associate architect on large scale projects. His expertise has been primarily focused on hospitality and multi-family housing including mixed-use and affordable projects in the Park City area. Mark has extensive technical experience in design, specifications and code analysis.

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Curtis Tanner, ASLA

Associate Landscape Architect

Curtis Tanner is a registered landscape architect with more than 30 years of experience. Prior to joining Think Architecture in 2013, Curtis owned and operated his own design firm for 25 years. Curtis’ extensive experience includes commercial community master planning, urban streetscapes, public park design, skate parks and community amenity design.

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Paul Adams

Project Manager

Paul Adams is a certified Construction Documents Technologist with more than 12 years of experience in drafting and project management. As project manager, Paul oversees and coordinates multiple projects through the design and construction document phases. He actively manages budgets; program and scope of work; and communication amongst design team. His experience includes a wide variety of public and commercial development projects.

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James Poloncic

Project Manager

Jim Poloncic has more than 30 years of architectural design experience. As an associate architect for most of Think’s municipal projects, Jim has designed many public projects for communities along the Wasatch Front and throughout Utah. He is an expert in the planning, design and construction management of fire stations, city halls, public safety and public works buildings. Jim’s work has positively affected many local communities.

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Jason Scott

Project Manager

Jason Scott has more than 21 years of construction and project management experience. As project manager over Think’s residential design studio, Jason oversees and coordinates the design and construction document phases for multiple custom home projects. He understands a collaborative approach and open communication between owners and design team provides the best solutions.

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Ben Butler

Cory Ingersoll

Quinn Loertscher

Stephen Peaden

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