frederick w. powell


Frederick W. Powell is the Technical and Design Principal and a founding partner of CPCArchitects Office located in San Diego, California. Fred has his BFA from
Colorado College and his Masters of Architecture from California Polytechnic State University, Pomona. With over 30 years of experience in architecture, Fred has worked on a broad range of project types from High-rise towers to Historic Restoration, and High Tech Laboratories to Hospitals.  His skills in the detailing of complex building design have been honed through years working side by side with the best and most demanding architects in practice today. Specialties: Fred's areas of expertise are in the design and technical design fields of Biotech and Laboratory Design; Healthcare; Seismic upgrade and base isolation; Historic restoration and rehabilitation.

Jean-Claude Constandse


Jean-Claude Constandse is the Business Development & Marketing Principal and a founding partner of CPCArchitects office located in San Diego, California. Educated at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and with over 14 years of experience, Jean-Claude is responsible for establishing, maintaining and improving client relationships. He has developed a wide range of multidisciplinary skills throughout his experience as a licensed Architect with nbbj and LPA. His skill set includes construction administration, management, design, coordination, business development, sales and furniture. Jean-Claude is a natural collaborator, bringing great energy to the development of ideas and processes which enable clients to realize their goals. He is experienced in all phases of the design and delivery of complex projects, and is especially valuable to the team during the construction phase of a project. Jean-Claude’s expertise in the Healthcare, Science, Higher Education, Corporate, and Government sectors will enable him to service new arenas previously unexplored. Jean-Claude is Fluent in English and Spanish and his ability to communicate clearly with all members of a project team enables him to guide projects through to successful completion.


Firm Profile

CPCArchitects is founded on the belief that Architecture is more than the expression of design, ideas and concepts in a computer or on paper. Architecture is the means of delivery for visions, dreams, and ideas. Ideas that live in the hearts and minds of the world’s finest organizations, institutions, leaders and visionaries. Founded by two Principals with over 45 years of experience delivering world class and award winning projects, CPCArchitects holds the belief that true collaboration must occur at all levels of the project delivery from the earliest goals and visions to the field office and trailers on the jobsite. We understand the challenges faced with building dreams and work from all directions to achieve the understanding and design that ultimately will exceed our clients' expectations. We are natural collaborators and facilitators and look forward to the opportunity to work with you on challenging projects whether it is a simple remodel or a complex, multi-story ground up building. We look forward in rolling up our sleeves and work with you on solutions that are tangible. Our friendly and engaging personalities, backgrounds in highly competitive sports and passion for what we do enable us to connect with our clients to build long lasting solutions, relationships and friendships.  Our history of developing close working relationships with the contractors and trades that build our projects means that your dreams will be based on the most solid and tested of construction technologies and getting the right decisions the first time around.  We are not just looking to provide you with a service; we are looking to build a partnership that will enable our clients to focus on what they are good at and trust us to deliver their needs and dreams via world class architecture.