John Tegtmeyer

AIA, NCARB, LEED Principal

Hi, I’m John, Principal & Architect of the Los Angeles/TDM Office. I am a native of St. Louis, Missouri, born at the time Harry S. Truman was president. I attended parochial schools and I went to a high school taught by English monks. “You mumbling moron!” was our favorite quote of one monk. I went to Wesleyan University in Connecticut and got my BA with a major in architecture. I then got my Masters Degree in California from Cal Poly Pomona.  I worked briefly for International Engineering in San Francisco and Lewis Homes in Upland before landing at Harrison, Beckhart and Mill Architects in Eagle Rock.  I got my architectural license in 1979 just before HBM merged with Pedersen Wesley Architects to become PBWS Architects. About that time I met my wife, Pamela through the Junior Chamber of Commerce, I was president of the men’s group and Pamela was president of the women’s group. Pamela is a successful real estate agent and also is a public speaker on business and social etiquette. We have one daughter who  also lives in Los Angeles, she currently works for Apple in corporate communications. I am very happy to join the Studio + family, I think it creates a stronger firm for our whole team. It is also great to see the next generation of architects come into their prime.

Hobbies: Golf, Hiking, pen and ink drawings, author of “All Homes Great and Small”