As an owner of FMD Architects, Melanie has been with the firm for over 18 years. She is licensed in over 20 states, a member of the U.S. Green Building Council, Association of Licensed Architects, and is a LEED Accredited Professional. Her first winery project was completed 10 years ago and received a local design award from the American Institute of Architects. She enjoyed it so much that she and FMD created a niche practice area to focus on helping more wineries create amazing experiences for their clientele. Melanie is focused on quality design that enhances the brand of her clients while remaining highly functional, efficient and sustainable. Melanie enjoys helping owners understand common challenges and how to overcome them for a smooth design and construction process.