Our Team

Values Drive Our People

We start each project by listening to you. This is how we deepen our knowledge of your vision so we can create more informed design decisions.

We thrive on a challenge.

We strive to provide the best client service. We collaborate with our clients, consultants and contractors to ensure that everything is continuous and seamless. Each day is an opportunity to strengthen our existing relationships and develop new ones.


We pride ourselves on our values:

Design excellence: through experience, creativity, and passion.

Integrity: by being reliable, trustworthy, and honest.

Efficiency: through process, knowledge, and leadership.

Client service: that is proactive, collaborative, and responsive.



Our Culture

Philanthropic Efforts

For the greater good, we all find individual ways to improve and enrich our communities.  At OWH, we collectively have supported a variety of organizations in our community that are volunteer based and have missions that include helping those who are less fortunate or those who have been affected by tragedy or disease.  We have members of our staff who have civic roles in their individual communities and we are also proud to be active participants in a variety of professional organizations.


01 Friends of Kids with Cancer

Friends of Kids with Cancer holds a special place with OWH. Each year we look for ways to give back to the foundation, whether it’s through community events, fundraiser drives, or donating. Friends of Kids with Cancer is a local St. Louis charity with the mission to help kids with cancer be kids. It provides children and their families with programs and resources to help assist with their daily battles.

02 St. Patrick Center

St. Patrick’s Center assists those who are homeless or run the risk of being homeless get back on their feet with affordable housing, employment and more. Each holiday season, OWH gives back to the Center by “adopting” families to make their season brighter. Contributions are also made for those at the Center so that they can buy groceries and necessities.

03 AIA St. Louis Scholarship Fund

The AIA St. Louis Scholarship Fund was created to assist students from the St. Louis region obtain degrees in the Architectural field. These students are the future of our industry and so it’s important for us to invest in them and ensure that they are able to finish their education. Bob Winters has been a trustee of the fund for over 20 years and currently serves as the Chair.

04 St. Baldrick's Foundation

St. Baldrick’s Foundation helps fund research for childhood cancer which has affected our office and is very close to our hearts. One of the most notable fundraising event for St. Baldrick’s is the head-shaving event. One of our very own has taken part in this courageous event multiple times. OWH supports St. Baldrick’s through fundraising for the head-shaving events and participating in their annual events.