ABOUT CODA GROUP

Jennifer and Kevin Turchin stock photoCoda Group is a boutique architecture and consulting firm founded and operated in Southern Nevada, with a focus on elevating our projects with responsible and practical sustainable solutions for each and every client.

Coda has projects ranging in architectural scope from residential design, tenant improvements, restaurants and state and local work as well as planning projects including parks and college campus renovations.

Coda also consults on new and existing buildings pursuing sustainable certification such as ENERGY STAR, Green Globes and LEED certification and has worked on projects ranging from large scale new construction military bases to single story existing office buildings.

Coda was founded in 2009, by firm principals, Kevin Turchin, RA, NCARB, LEED AP BD+C, and Jennifer Turchin, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP BD+C, GGP. Their mission and passion is for sustainable minded solutions, incorporating sustainability consulting as a key focus area of the practice in 2014.

In addition to our work on architecture and consulting projects, Coda has a focus on improving our community through professional involvement and community service, including professional organizations such as the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the U.S. Green Building Council, where Jennifer is past president of the Nevada Chapter, NAIOP – the commercial real estate organization and charities such as St. Baldrick’s, a children’s cancer research charity, and Habitat for Humanity.

Our goal is to provide real-world environmental solutions through our work and service to provide value to our clients and improve our community. Do well by doing good.

  • Kevin Turchin
    Kevin Turchin
    RA, NCARB, LEED AP BD+C
  • Jennifer Turchin
    Jennifer Turchin
    AIA, NCARB, LEED AP BD+C, GGP
  • Stacey Oien
    Stacey Oien
    Associate AIA
  • Robert Baker
    Robert Baker
    Director of Marketing

CODA GROUP DESIGN AWARDS/RECOGNITION

NAIOP Southern Nevada Chapter Spotlight Awards, 2014 Impact Award for Sustainable Impact

Administrative Visitor Center at the Desert National Wildlife Refuge, Corn Creek 

Las Vegas Business Press Green Awards – Best Green Advocate 2014

Awarded to a Southern Nevada resident who best advocates in the region for sustainability in the built environment.

Las Vegas Business Press Green Awards – Best Green Advocate 2014

Awarded to a Southern Nevada resident who best advocates in the region for sustainability in the built environment.

AIA Western Mountain Region Young Architect Award – 2013

Awarded to a Western Mountain Region AIA member Architect, nominated by their state, who has been licensed less than ten years but has made significant contributions to the profession of architecture and to the larger community.

NAIOP Nevada Spotlight Developing Leaders Award – 2013

Awarded to a Southern Nevada NAIOP member who impacts the industry and serves an important role in the commercial real estate market.

AIA Nevada Young Architect Award – 2012

Awarded to a Nevada AIA member Architect who has been licensed less than ten years but has made significant contributions to the profession of architecture and to the larger community.

AIA Las Vegas President’s Award – 2012

Awarded at the liberty of the Chapter President to someone who has contributed to their success as Chapter President for service to AIA for the AIA+2030 Professional Series Program.

USGBC Nevada Most Valuable Person Award – 2012

Awarded at the liberty of the Chapter President to someone that has provided significant contributions to the Chapter.

Environmental Responsibility Award, Sellen Construction – 2012

Awarded for significant leadership in sustainability among the group of 500 Sellen employees.

NAIOP National Developing Leaders Award – 2010

The annual award honors Developing Leaders (NAIOP Members age 35 and under) for their extraordinary talent and contributions to the industry. Fifteen individuals were honored with the 2010 Developing Leaders Award and were recognized at the Development ’10 Conference. Each Developing Leader was judged based on six criteria: leadership, professional competency, career goals, education, NAIOP Participation and community involvement.

NAIOP Nevada Rising Star Award – 2010

Awarded to the winning team group development project team during the 2009-10 Developing Leaders Institute Program, served as Architect and Sustainability Advisor for the team.

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Kevin Turchin
RA, NCARB, LEED AP BD+C

kevin turchin racing bicycle critAs a native Minnesotan, Kevin traveled to Las Vegas via Montana State University. He has a wide variety of experience in both public and private projects, large and small. Kevin is involved in all phases of design and construction at Coda and has years of experience providing services such as planning and programming and conceptual design to coordinating the construction administration and budgeting. Kevin is also responsible for overseeing all technical aspects of the firm, including integration of systems and construction detailing.

Kevin has a passion for exploring the outdoors and spends his free time backcountry snowboarding, skiing, competitive road cycling on the Carefast Les Rois cycling team, and hiking. This love for everything natural brings an enthusiasm to his design ideas that incorporate sustainability on all levels.

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    Jennifer Turchin
    AIA, NCARB, LEED AP BD+C, GGP

    Jennifer Turchin showing marathon medalSustainability has been a part of Jennifer’s entire life, from growing up in Montana, to getting her Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Design, to writing her Masters of Architecture thesis on the Phenomenology of Place, to deciding to make sustainability a key offering of Coda Group Inc. is all in line with her personal values.

    Jennifer has been an advocate for sustainability since 2004 when she first learned about the LEED program and achieved her LEED Accredited Professional designation, the first person at her workplace at the time, where she then became the go to person for all of the firm’s LEED projects.

    In additional to her love of architecture and sustainable design, Jennifer is also an Ironman Triathlete and has a passion for outdoor activities including hiking, snowboarding, rock climbing and triathlon. If she’s not in the office – you’ll find her in the pool or on the road training for her next event.

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      Stacey Oien
      Associate AIA

      Stacey is a native to Las Vegas and has spent most of her life in the southwest. She attended the University of Nevada, Las Vegas receiving a Bachelor of Science in Interior Design as well as a Masters of Architecture.

      Stacey approaches each project with a fresh perspective focusing on ways to enhance our clients’ environment through design introducing sustainable materials and or techniques whenever possible.

      Stacey is also an enthusiastic gardener, spending countless hours focusing on plants that thrive in our arid climate. She believes strongly in community and donates many hours annually on a variety of causes throughout Southern Nevada—One of which is the Nevada Test Site Historical Foundation where she volunteers as Editor for Publications for the National Atomic Testing Museum.

      Robert Baker
      Director of Marketing

      Raised in the heart of Silicon Valley, Robert is a Navy Veteran with over 30 years of creative multimedia marketing expertise and a passion for maintaining and growing brand integrity. Relocating to Las Vegas from Alaska in 2007 where he served as the President-Elect to the Wasilla Chamber of Commerce, he is committed to fostering an enhanced digital medium of content delivery for Coda clients and the local business community.

      As a Getty Images stock photographer and a professional graphic designer, he brings a unified skillset to communicate the Mission and Vision of Coda Group to it’s customers. Robert’s editorial images have been published in all major news publications and prides himself in always “getting the shot”.

      Robert’s recreational interests include triathlons, fine art and community outreach.