Taproot Architects is a full service architecture and landscape design firm with deep ecological roots.  We provide a broad range of design services, public and private works, 3D visualization, extensive green technology expertise and a collaborative and supportive working environment.  While Taproot Architects calls Whidbey Island home, our projects range throughout the Pacific Northwest and beyond.

Our work strives to blend human needs with
environmental considerations so that they mutually
support and enhance one another.

Matthew Swett

Matthew Swett, Architect
With over 25 years in the field of architecture, strong communication skills, inventive creativity and a hands-on approach, Matthew closely collaborates with each of his clients to provide unique, personal and satisfying design solutions.

Sarah Birger, Landscape Designer

With a degree in landscape architecture, seven years of horticultural sales experience, a vibrant way of seeing and infectious enthusiasm, Sarah brings a wealth of energy and knowledge to the landscape design process.


Rodrigo Toledo, Intern Architect
With a degree in architecture from Ecuador – his native country, Rodrigo brings experience in residential development and project management to Taproot Architects. In his thesis, he developed a proposal for sustainable low-income housing for the County of Santa Isabel. He brings a fresh perspective, enthusiasm and a love for sustainable design.