Vern Wulfekuhle
Architect

Vern J. Wulfekuhle is a Registered Architect licensed in California, Arizona and Utah. Vern is NCARB certified.
Vern received a Bachelors or Arts and a Bachelors of Architecture from Iowa State University and completed his architectural internship with firms in the Midwest where he benefited from the experience of working on a wide variety of project types. His first project after graduating, a shelter for abused women and their children, received an AIA Regional Design award. Vern was highly involved in the renovation and restoration of several historic properties including the Wisconsin State Capitol. Eventually Vern settled in Arizona where he founded a small Architecture firm specializing in high-end custom homes, urban infill and multi-family residential developments. Prior to joining Design Everest, Vern was a founding member of an Architecture and Engineering firm in Salt Lake City.
With more than 23 years of experience, Vern’s portfolio encompasses many project types. He has experience with numerous commercial projects, from new office buildings to master planning and sequencing of renovations for a major bank. Projects have included hotels, museums, restaurants, single family homes and multi-family developments. He views each project as a chance to learn something new which can be a benefit to the next project – no matter the project type. Building on his experience in healthcare design, Vern successfully turned two failing senior healthcare agencies into leaders in the industry.
Vern’s passion for creating innovative design solutions which are functional and efficient combined with

his experience in Operations led him to his new role as Director of Architecture at Design Everest.

CA License: C – 37670
AZ License: 48162
UT License: 10982710-0301
NCARB Certificate: 64393