History

JSSH Architects, Inc. understands what strong partnerships are made of: Trust, Shared Goals, and Relationships. We have worked for over 40 years at providing excellence in architectural services to our clients. Our architects are creative, and conscientious in providing professional design and engineering services to our clients. Our clients expect design solutions that are aesthetic, functional, concise, civic-minded, and user friendly with a high degree of cost History containment. Their expectations are our goals.

JSSH Architects, Inc. was formed in May of 1972 by Roger F. Johnson and Alvin D. Sheldon. The firm's work experience is a multi-discipline nature, primarily working with projects costing in the range of $300,000 to $40,000,000


Staff

Roger F. Johnson, AIA
President

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Education

  • Bachelor of Arts in Architecture from the University of Minnesota, 1961

Registration

  • Registered Architect in the States of MN, WI, IA, KS, MO, IL, MI, SD, and ND

Professional Memberships

  • Minnesota State AIA, a society of the American Institute of Architects
  • American Institute of Architects

General Background

Roger is one of the founding principals of JSSH Architects and supervised the day-to-day operations of the firm. His interest lies in the team building approach in our working partnerships, bringing together all parties to meet a common goal. He is also involved in staff development, benefiting the client by providing skilled, motivated and sensitive personnel for their project.

Roger has worked in the areas of long-term health care, senior cooperative and condominium housing, independent and assisted senior housing and religious projects.

 

Eirik R Magnuson, Associate AIA
Vice President

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Education

  • Bachelor of Arts in Architecture from the University of Minnesota, 2000

Professional Memberships

  • Minnesota State AIA, a society of the American Institute of Architects
  • American Institute of Architects

General Background

Eirik joined JSSH Architects in the fall of 2003. As a project architect he sees projects through from design development to completed construction documents. His responsibilities include team management, coordination between engineering consultants, as well as providing our clients with the customer service they deserve. And on rare occasion, if in a particularly non-grumpy mood, he'll treat them just a little better than they deserve.

 

Fariborz "Javan" Afsharjavan
Secretary

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Education

  • University of Minnesota

Professional Memberships

  • TBD

General Background

Very little is yet known about this man.

 

Deb Neudecker
Senior Interior Designer

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Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Interior Design and Bachelor of Science in Architectural Design from the University of Minnesota

Registration

  • Certified Interior Designer, MN

General Background

  • We finally convinced Deb to join the JSSH team in early 2018. She had previously worked for the company on a contract basis and we're excited to have her now as a full-timer. She brings her extensive experience as an interior designer along with her capable project management skills to deliver another dimension to our firm. Deb's responsibilities also include assisting with building design and coordination from schematic design through construction documents.
 

Jamie Burden
Office Manager

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General Background

Jamie is the latest addition to our staff. Brought aboard in the spring of 2018, after our long time office manger Georgia, 43 years long to be exact, had finally had enough of us. Jamie's bookkeeping, filing, mailing, phoning, organizing and Roger taming skills are proving to be quite impressive.