About Us 2018-07-18T04:53:05+00:00

Apollo Design Studio, is a general practice architectural design firm headquartered in Seattle with offices across the US.

The firm is structured around an innovative cloud computing design and delivery methodology. Cloud computing enables the firm to recruit and collaborate with the best and most experienced talent in the industry from across the US and around the world. The firm is able to provide high-end residential and commercial design through efficient and unique collaboration.

“Cloud computing is breaking down the geographic barriers of our business.  Contractors collaborating from around the world will be the new model over the next decade.” – Paul Schlachter

Headquartered in Seattle, Apollo has collaborative offices in the following locations:

  • Bellevue, Washington
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Sacramento, California
  • Pretoria, South Africa

From a small town anchored in the Midwest, Paul Schlachter spent much of his youth drawing and building things.  He studied architecture at Nebraska and at Regent’s College in London, England.  Twenty years ago Paul owned a custom furniture company in Seattle and has since worked for the most prestigious architectural firms in the Northwest.

As a lecturer and educator, he travels the country to speak on diverse design topics and he works with local Seattle schools to introduce youth to the architecture profession.   Paul is a frequent awards juror for the AIA and he is an active board member of the Seattle Architectural Foundation and The Little School.

Paul lives in Seattle with his wife and two daughters.