Architect credits former EPHS teacher for career

Eugene architect Rodd Hansen credits a Eagle Point High School teacher, Bill Vincent, and his drafting class for inspiring him to become an architect. Today, neither Vincent or drafting are at EPHS.

Hansen grew up in White City, where his father has been a
scoutmaster for many, many years. He graduated from Eagle Point in
1990, took basic courses at SOU for three years and then transferred to
the University of Oregon to obtain his degree in architecture. He
graduated in 1998.

He has been associated with Ken Nagau and
Hansen and more recently has expanded his horizons to also become a
developer as part of B&H Development, (Kevin S. Buck and Rodd E.
Hansen).

Hansen’s Mediterranean-style villa was featured in
"Eugene Living" magazine. He designed the 4200 sq. ft. home for he and
his wife, Anjanette (Angie) and daughter, Heidi. It sits on 10 acres
and is part of the gated Diamond Ridge Estates.

Their home
showcases a number of elegant features such as a dramatic eight-foot
waterfall in the bathtub, and a kitchen that allows one to cook with
gas or electricity.

Yet with all the elegance, they enjoy a
country lifestyle with their five horses and a boxer that seems to
enjoy being a household pet.

Hansen is a member of the American Institute of Architects.
By Nancy Leonard
Of the Independent

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