Meet our team at Edge Architecture

Our clients work with us because we are a small, nimble, and highly creative team. And we like to have fun.


Allen Rossignol


As founder and president of Edge Architecture, Allen has focused his attention to the built environment through a commitment to service, value and design. He established his design studio in 2002 based on the principles of sustainable design with the firm belief that good design is good business. Allen has applied green and sustainable practices on a day-to-day basis to grow his firm with projects extending throughout western New York and New England. Allen leads the firms marketing efforts and is available to his clients on all project phases.


Joe Twomey


Joe Twomey is a key project leader who is responsible for client meetings and project delivery. Joe brings 16 years of experience with projects that range in scope from small scale space renovations to multi-phase renovation projects and large new structures. As a former business owner Joe approaches the projects he is involved in with leadership and an understanding of business value in project decisions. Joe’s experience with the Edge Architecture team spans over 10 years.

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Courtney Ter-Velde


Courtney is an interior designer with experience in K-12, municipal and office projects. As a key production manager, she is responsible for producing design documents and creating interior environments that respond appropriately to the exterior and the needs of the owner. Courtney supports the Edge team with space planning, the coordination of interior architecture and construction administration. Her knowledge and passion for socially conscious design is a benefit to the Edge team. Courtney earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Commercial Interior Design from the Rochester Institute of Technology. She is an Associate IIDA member and a LEED Green Associate.


Bridget Carney


Bridget is responsible for managing our BIM and REVIT platforms to ensure we are using the latest capabilities. She is experienced in K-12, C&U, commercial and residential projects, where she provides architectural design and project management support throughout all design phases. Passionate for a sustainable future, Bridget adds significant green building knowledge to our team. She holds a Master of Architecture degree from the Golisano Institute for Sustainability at the Rochester Institute of Technology. When she’s not in the office, Bridget enjoys playing tennis and traveling to her next worldly destination.


Edward Butcher


Ted (Edward) is an architect with over 30 years of experience in building and design. Ted is responsible to oversee the studio’s architectural designs and maintain design continuity through construction details. Ted’s depth of experience also contributes to the strategic planning of complex projects and contracts. His design values are complemented with training from the University of Virginia and the Harvard Graduate School of Design; and currently through his adjunct professor role at the Rochester Institute of Technology Master of Architecture program. Ted’s experience with the Edge Architecture team spans over 15 years.



Nick Barry


Nick has an Associate of Applied Science in Interior Design. He supports the Edge team with all marketing, office management and administrative tasks. Additionally, Nick assists the office staff with project-related tasks including design assistance, product research and construction administration. Nick adds a youthful energy to our work environment that keeps us laughing all day long.


Bruce Knowles


Bruce has over 40+ years of construction experience, including owning a construction management firm and as a senior leader in a large construction company. His in-depth knowledge and hands on experience make him an asset to the business. Bruce knows how to get the job done and he does it with remarkable integrity and dedication to his clients.