Having practiced as a registered architect for over thirty years, AxD principal Ed Barnhart has accrued extensive experience and awards, worked for internationally recognized architectural firms, practiced on three continents, traveled extensively, and renovated and designed houses for his own family. It is the following experience that Ed brings to every new project:
Professional Experience; Firms and Key Projects
Always by Design ARCHITECTURE; Philadelphia, PASole Practitioner; 2005-present
Numerous single-family primary and seasonal residences Maine to Virginia
Regional Headquarters of the National Electrical Contractors Association King of Prussia, PA
Haas Archive and office renovations for the Chemical Heritage Foundation Philadelphia, PA
Conservation lab & library renovations for American Philosophical Society Philadelphia, PA
AIA Philadelphia Chapter Design Committee; Chair 2009-2011
National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) certification 1987
Visited for either work or pleasure: 46 of the United States, half of the Provinces of Canada, Honduras, Costa Rica, Curacao, the Netherlands, Italy, Spain, France, Yugoslavia, Switzerland, Belgium, Austria, Germany, Poland, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Sweden, Bali, Japan, Morocco, England, Scotland and Saint Lucia.
Neziner Court Condominium Owners Association; Treasurer 2019-present; President 2013-2016; Vice President 2009-2012 Cape May Point Taxpayers Association; Board Member 2019-present Visiting Design Critic at Schools of Architecture: Drexel University, Parsons School of Design, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania State University, Philadelphia University, Spring Garden College and Temple University. Design Competition Juror: 2010 Artimide Lighting competition, 2009 CANstruction design competition, and 2007 New Hampshire AIA Chapter Design Awards.