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Carla Houwman

Interior Designer, NCIDQ

Education: Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa - Bachelor of Fine Arts: Interior Design


A fixture with Puetz Design + Build since 2005, Carla uses her creative eye and focus on quality materials to round out projects with a high level of functional and aesthetic design. In conjunction with Mary Puetz, the two women have been a driving force for the company in looking at opportunities from multiple angles. Some examples of their work include the Dakota Wesleyan University & Avera Sports and Wellness Center, Mitchell Technical Institute Trades Center and Campus Center, and Wheat Growers Corporate Headquarters in Aberdeen just to name a few.