Hanson Carlen Architects Spokane | History

Our History

Hanson-Carlen Architecture & Construction is a family owned business that has built in the Spokane area for 40 years. Dewey Hanson started the business upon moving here from the Midwest, having spent the previous 25 years in custom home construction. He and his brother Lyle started working alongside their father in the 1940's. Dewey worked in the business for many years with his two sons Tom and David along with his son-in law before retiring in 2004.  The current owners, David and Tom Hanson are third generation builder/owners.