About me

GUY BESNER DESIGN + ARCHITECTURE is a design studio offering architectural and interior design services for new homes, house additions and residential remodel projects in the Seattle area.


Collaboration is the essential component in Guy’s relationship with clients, focusing his experience, expertise and imagination into realizing the unique aspirations of each project and built environment. He has an interest in simplicity, in the philosophy of the everyday, while catering to the personal lifestyle of his clients.


To help the client navigate the many phases of a residential project: from full design service, material selection, to final construction/permit drawing set. Additional services include building permit process and building codes research, budget review and construction site supervision. Lighting and landscaping design are also offered.

about Guy

Guy Besner graduated in Environmental Design from the Université du Québec à Montréal and also earned his bachelor of Architecture degree from the Université de Montréal.

His professional career started in Montreal as an architectural historian and in promoting and preserving Modernism architectural heritage in Montreal and in Seattle.

Guy moved to Seattle in 1999 where he worked for Tyler Engle Architect collaborating on several residential design projects. Afterword, he worked for Eric Barker Architect in Victoria BC designing a broad spectrum of architectural projects from mixed use to residential developments.