Our team

Design Edge, P.C. is a full service architectural and interior design firm that provides professional design, planning and construction administration services to a wide range of clients. The success of our projects are directly measured by our client-architect relationship. We believe that the best design solutions are a result of strong communication with our clients, dialogue planning and our building knowledge. By combining the best available technologies, a highly qualified staff of design professionals, and an unyielding desire to satisfy our clients, Design Edge, P.C. aspires to rank among the best in Colorado design firms.

Swagata Guha, Principal

  • Bachelor of Architecture, Sir JJ School of Architecture, Mumbai India
  • Master of Architecture, Iowa State University
  • MS (Civil and Construction Engineering), Iowa State University
  • Architectural Registration and Licensed in Colorado

Swagata is Founder and Managing Partner for Design Edge, P.C. and oversees the Colorado Springs office. Swagata brings a remarkable level of education and experience in the A/E field. She has designed and managed several projects for the local, state, and federal government, including recreational, office, and justice facilities and has designed several award-winning single-family homes. Swagata uses her background in construction engineering and a hands-on approach to project management to ensure that her projects have minimal problems and changes during construction.

When not at the office, she likes to hike and bike. She is an avid scuba diver and enjoys sailing catamarans.

Andy Olree, Principal

  • Bachelor of Architecture, University of Kansas
  • Architectural Registration and Licensed in Colorado, Florida, Missouri, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming

Andy is Managing Partner for Design Edge, P.C. and oversees the Denver office. He has managed and completed an impressive list of commercial, multi-family, and retail projects which have involved many challenges from a site design and community perspective. Andy works with neighborhood groups to create design solutions that are acceptable to the neighborhood, without compromising project quality and goals. Andy is extremely committed to quality control of all projects and has set into place many quality assurance processes that are currently being implemented in our firm.

Mike Rageth

  • Master of Architecture, University of Arizona
  • Bachelor of Architecture, University of Arizona
  • Bachelor of Environmental Design, University of Colorado
  • Architectural Registration and Licensed in Colorado

Mike is an architect for Design Edge, P.C. He has managed and completed Government, Residential and Retail projects. His expertise ranges from site design to space layout. Mike often works with clients directly, providing advice both before the drawing stage and during construction. Mike is highly detail oriented and has developed a wide range of skills that can facilitate inquiries prior to construction.

In his free time, Mike enjoys playing basketball, hiking, camping, biking, snowboarding, and enjoying everything outdoors. Mike also brews his own beer and enjoys finding new and unique whiskeys to taste.

Michael Grogan

  • Bachelor of Architecture, Wentworth Institute of Technology
  • Master of Architecture, Wentworth Institute of Technology

Michael is a project manager for Design Edge, P.C. He comes to us from Boston and brings with him a high level of architectural knowledge in technology and design work. Michael excels at drafting in the design and construction phases in both residential and retail projects. Michael assists in a wide-range of projects within our company.

In his free time Mike enjoys being in the mountains skiing, biking, or climbing, as well as seeing live music and spending time with friends.

Dawn Burnley

  • Bachelor of Science in Architecture, Texas Tech University
  • Master of Architecture, Texas Tech University

Dawn is a project manager for Design Edge, P.C. While she has extensive experience with government, commercial, multi-use and retail projects, her passion and primary focus is on residential design. Dawn’s unique special planning skills and extensive knowledge of the local building and zoning codes has helped many developers and home owners alike find the full potential for their properties. Her passion for maintaining strong client relationships continues to facilitate long lasting and repeat partnerships, from custom, spec & remodel designs.

When not working, Dawn likes to spend her time on her outdoor patio with friends, cooking something new, and playing at the park with her dog, Birdie. She also loves to travel & is often bouncing between the Colorado mountains and visiting family along the Florida beaches.

Taylor Parrott

  • Bachelor of Architecture, University of Arizona

Taylor is a Project Manager at Design Edge, P.C. Taylor has worked on a large variety of project types. She is detail oriented and enjoys the challenges of space layout. She is very attentive to what our client wants and needs and she is able to incorporate them into design.

Taylor grew up in Colorado and in her free time, she enjoys exploring the city, going to movies, and spending time with friends.

Nadzhiba Negmat-zoda

  • Bachelor in Civil Engineering: Tajik Technical University “M. S. Osimi” - Dushanbe, Tajikistan
  • Belarusian National Technical University - Minks, Belarus

Nadzhiba is a project manager at Design Edge. She is from Tajikistan, her native language is Tajik. She is also fluent in English., Russian and Farsi. Nadzhiba is skilled in drawings, creating floor plans, 3-D Modeling and is detail oriented in and during the building review process.

Nadzhiba was born into an artistic family and in addition to her design skills, she enjoys painting, traveling, camping, road trips and anything adventurous.

Yvonne Sprague

Yvonne is the office administrator and accounting representative for Design Edge, P.C. and came to us November of 2008. Yvonne handles billing and office management for both the Denver and Colorado Springs offices. She also assists both Principals in project management within both offices and maintains organization and scheduled deadlines.

In her free time, Yvonne enjoys live music, new restaurants, watching football, soccer and basketball with her family and her friends.


Our Projects


Our Projects

  • Multi Family
  • Workplace
  • Recreation
  • Retail
  • Specialty
  • Government
  • Single Family
  • In The Works


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    Colorado Springs:

    719 667 1972

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