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  • A Nice Fit
    James T. Kienle joined forces with Moody•Nolan, adding his expertise in historic preservation to the mix. Read more.

    Single Minded
    Teaming up on a proposal for Lincoln Center in New York prompted friends Michael M. Franck and Art C. Lohsen to launch their partnership.

    Chicago Style
    Veteran firm HBRA Architects continues to fuse traditional design with the modern world.

    Defining Decades
    Jan Hird Pokornoy has been involved in historic preservation since the beginning of the movement.

    An Invisible Hand
    Glenn Keyes Architects' rigorous attention to detail makes preservation projects appear effortless – and timeless.

    Poetry in Practice
    Glavé & Holmes Architecture applies decades of experience and its unique preservation approach to the full spectrum of civic, cultural, education, urban and hospitality projects.

    Building Consensus
    Urban Design Associates harnesses the power of both the public and the private sectors for a balanced approach to planning and architecture.

    Attention to Detail
    MJSA of Salt Lake City, UT, has made its mark in historic preservation and traditional building by paying close attention to details.

    Building on Historic Foundations
    When John Milner Architects, Inc., brings its deep research and experience to a project, the end result is that the new work looks like it's always been there.

    Lone Stars
    A pioneer in historic preservation for more than three decades, ARCHITEXAS focuses on projects in its home state of Texas.

    Uniting Forces
    A leader in historic preservation, Lord, Aeck & Sargent is involved in buildings of all sizes and ages.

    Preservation Perfectionist
    Long before it became fashionable, John G. Waite Associates was focusing exclusively on historic preservation.

    Thoroughly Modern Preservation Practice
    Page & Turnbull has been devoted to the planning, research, conservation and design of historic buildings for nearly 40 years.

    Master of Mudéjar
    Rafael Manzano Martos, the 2010 Driehaus Prize winner, infuses Classical architecture with Spanish and Muslim inflections. By Kim A. O'Connell

    Designing for the Spiritual
    FFKR Architects of Salt Lake City has a client list that stretches from chain grocery stores and car dealerships to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

    All-Around Town Architects
    Town architects Khoury & Vogt took a vision, a master plan and virgin land and turned it into Alys Beach, winning three Palladio awards along the way.

    From Philly to Pueblos
    Although it is based in Philadelphia, Atkin Olshin Schade Architects has successfully spread its historic preservation and planning wings into the Southwest.

    Designing Between the Lines
    Philadelphia-based Voith & Mactavish Architects LLC specializes in architecture that adds beauty to the environment.

    Sustaining Communities
    A leader in sustainable preservation, Quinn Evans | Architects of Washington, DC, and Ann Arbor, MI, has restored university campuses, theaters, government buildings, museums, churches and historic park settings across the country.

    Building for the Long Haul
    Boston-based Shepley Bulfinch Richardson & Abbott draws on its 135-year history when designing buildings for today and for the future. By Gordon Bock

    Master of Modernity
    Winner of the 2008 Vincent Scully Prize, Robert A.M. Stern embraces the lessons of the past while working with the tools and ideas of the present – a time of “multiplicities of directions.” By Kim A. O’Connell

    A Commitment to Community
    Sustainability and urbanism are at the heart of Boston-based Goody Clancy's place-making and preservation projects across the country. By Kim A. O'Connell

    Refusing to Be Typecast
    Washington, DC-based Hartman-Cox Architects honors the rich complexity of historic buildings and brings an elegant perspective to contemporary structures. By Kim A. O'Connell

    An Enduring Contribution
    Bringing history, buildings and people together in ways that make a difference to communities has become a way of life for Hanbury Evans Wright Vlattas + Company. By Kim A. O'Connell

    Organized Complexity
    Michael Mehaffy's career as a designer, builder and planner has always focused on the importance of traditional building as essential to achieving true sustainability. By Kim A. O'Connell

    Pillars of Preservation
    Columbia University's graduate historic preservation program, founded by James Marston Fitch more than 40 years ago, pushes the boundaries of the field while honoring its own rich history. By Kim A. O'Connell

    European Union
    Working in the shadow of the devastation of World War II, Krier Kohl Architects is renewing cities and bringing order to urban environments in Germany and the Netherlands. By Kim A. O'Connell

    Higher Calling
    Designing traditional religious buildings within contemporary constraints, Ethan Anthony steers HDB/Cram and Ferguson, the successor firm to Ralph Adams Cram's famous practice, into the new century. By Kim A. O'Connell

    Seismic Forces
    Architectural Resources Group fosters a strong sense of tradition through historically sensitive new design, historic preservation and master planning; the firm's project list includes the Pasadena City Hall, San Francisco's Conservatory of Flowers and Frank Lloyd Wright's Hanna House. By Kim A. O'Connell

    Social Values
    The historic preservation studio of Philadelphia, PA-based VITETTA has had a hand in preserving many of the United States' architectural treasures, including Philadelphia City Hall, the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC. By Kim A. O'Connell

    Pragmatic Idealist
    A native of Virginia and a disciple of Jefferson, Jaquelin T. Robertson, FAIA, founder of Cooper, Robertson & Partners of New York, NY, is honored with the 2007 Driehaus Prize for Classical Architecture. By Kim A. O'Connell

    Simple Gifts
    The pure vernacular designs of Vero Beach, FL-based Merrill, Pastor & Colgan Architects are showcased in the New Urbanist towns of Seaside and Windsor as well as in more recent large-scale public and commericial commissions. By Kim A. O'Connell

    So Rich in Beauty
    From his studio in northern Italy, Pier Carlo Bontempi draws inspiration from the country's 3,000 years of architectural heritage in his finely detailed work. By Kim A. O'Connell

    Saving Graces
    Hord Architects, a 49-year-old firm based in Memphis, TN, boasts a portfolio of more than 100 religious buildings in 10 states, ranging from the design of a classically styled campus in Memphis and a Georgian church in Maryland to the renovation of a movie palace for a Chinese congregation in New York. By Eve M. Kahn

    State of Nature
    The Philadelphia, PA-based landscape architecture and ecological-planning firm Rolf Sauer & Partners brings its approach of preserving open space and restoring native ecosystems to a variety of campus, park, ecclesiastical and corporate projects. By Kim A. O'Connell

    Better Good Than Original
    From its offices in New York City and Washington, DC, Franck Lohsen McCrery, Architects, Inc., focuses on urban planning and traditionally styled design. The firm's project list includes a proposed comprehensive plan for the World Trade Center site, a master plan for South Capitol Street in Washington, DC, and a design for the National Liberty Memorial. By Kim A. O'Connell

    Grounded in Preservation
    From the restoration of the Virginia Capital and the U.S. Supreme Court to the adaptive reuse of an old power station in Pennsylvania, Hillier Architecture's historic preservation studio guides many high-profile restorations and innovative adaptive reuse projects. By Kim A. O'Connell

    A Continuum of Ideas
    The University of Maryland School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation offers an interdisciplinary program that integrates preservation, urban planning and design. This approach, as well as to the practical experience offered through its extensive international study programs and the nearby resource that is Washington, DC, has made the school a breeding ground for New Urbanist practitioners. By Kim A. O'Connell

    Cultural and Context
    Long before Frank Gehry changed the face of Bilbao, Javier Cenicacelaya and Iñigo Saloña were restoring historic buildings and the traditional character of the city. They have also crafted buildings and urban and rural environments around the world. By Kim A. O'Connell

    Vibrant, Valued Landscapes
    For more than 20 years Heritage Landscapes, LLC, has engaged in research, planning, design, interpretation, preservation and stewardship of many of the country’s highly significant cultural landscapes. By Kim A. O’Connell

    Michigan Master Builders
    Founded in 1894, The Christman Company has evolved with the times and is now a leader in sustainability and preservation. By Gordon Bock

    Building Islamic Tradition
    Abdel-Wahed El-Wakil has designed more than 15 mosques and many other traditional buildings that celebrate Islamic culture, earning him the 2009 Driehaus Prize. By Kim A. O'Connell

    Restless Architects
    None of the traditional labels fit David M. Schwarz Architects of Washington, DC, a firm that draws from a wide range of eclectic styles. By Gordon Bock

    Group Dynamics
    Three graduate students from the University of Miami regrouped about 35 years ago and their firm, Newport Collaborative Architects, is still going strong. By Kim A. O'Connell



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