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Bridget Ayers Looby, Designer
Fueled by a curiosity for the systems and ecologies of everyday places, Bridget strives to bring resiliency, research, and clarity into the design process. Her work on wastewater infrastructure was awarded the ASLA National Student Award of Excellence, and she holds a Master of Landscape Architecture from the University of Minnesota where she was named Olmsted Scholar for her efforts in public interest design.

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Ethan McKnight, Designer
Ethan is a Project Designer at Coen+Partners. He earned his Master of Landscape Architecture from the University of Minnesota, where he received awards for his work from the American Society of Landscape Architects, the College of Design, and the Landscape Architecture Foundation.

Influenced by an academic background in history and philosophy, Ethan excels at grounding landscapes in their particular cultural and physical context to create evocative spaces of authenticity and simplicity.
Aubrey Jahelka, Designer
Aubrey is a project designer with Coen+Partners and an AICP Candidate. She received her Masters in City Planning from the University of Pennsylvania. Influenced by her background in Architecture and Planning, Aubrey’s approach is derived by analyzing sound large-scale planning moves and decisions and translating overarching themes into beautiful and intimate public placemaking and activation. She believes that by connecting physical, natural and social systems, projects inevitably become timeless.

Amy Speckien, Office Manager
Amy recently joined Coen+Partners bringing years of experience as a Legal Assistant, Office Manager and Executive Assistant. Amy enjoys collaborating with all designers, project managers and partners at Coen+Partners. Her duties cast a wide net and encompass office related management, leadership team support, answering questions and problem solving. Amy has a BFA from Northern Illinois University and enjoys spending her days with the creative designers at Coen+Partners.

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