Jan 2017 Awarded “Best of Houzz 2017” for service professionalism in turning client’s home improvement dreams into reality.
Apr 2016 Practice moves to a new space at 1315 Walnut Street – Suite 320.
Sep 2015 AxD celebrates its tenth anniversary with 6 new projects in design and construction in PA & NJ.
Feb 2015 Ed Barnhart interviewed for February 22nd Philadelphia Inquirer article “Contractors, Architects Say Fireplaces Are Hot”.
Jan 2015 Awarded “Best of Houzz 2015” for diverse design portfolio of new homes from rural Maine to the Jersey shore and urban Philadelphia.
Oct 2014 Featured in Philadelphia Magazine, Liz Spikol describes our Prospect House as “an award-winning, eco-friendly gem” (pages 147-149).
Aug 2014 Featured architect in Philadelphia Magazine’s “Best of Philly 2014” issue: Home Guide of Pros to Know, AxD is described as “…having an understated touch, smoothly resolving tough design problems before you know you have them”.
Jun 2014 The Preservation Alliance of Greater Philadelphia gives a Grand Jury Award to our John C. Haas Archive of Science and Business at Chemical Heritage Foundation at their 21st Annual Preservation Achievements Awards Ceremony.
Feb 2014 Fine Homebuilding Magazine selects Prospect House as one of ten national finalists for their Readers’ Choice Awards house competition. See their “Houses 2014 Awards Issue”, Summer 2104.
Jan 2014 Prospect House receives its second award for design excellence; a Merit Award from the New Jersey Chapter of the American Institute of Architects. Read NJAIA press release and design jury comments.
Oct 2013 The John C. Haas Archive of Industry and Business is dedicated at Chemical Heritage Foundation; featuring a mobile hi-bay shelving system 36 ft. high, providing 1-1/2 miles of shelving on historic rowhouse site only 16 ft. wide. (See details of archive project.)
Sep 2013 AxD receives a design Honor Award for Prospect House in Cape May Point, NJ from the Society of American Registered Architects (SARA), Pennsylvania Chapter. (See photos of completed house.)
Nov 2012 Construction begins on new Archives of Science and Industry building at the Chemical Heritage Foundation in Philadelphia, PA. Project includes a mobile hi-bay shelving system (36 ft. high), the highest in the world.
Aug 2012 Construction completed on Whittier Pond Guest House in Vienna, ME. House includes such sustainable design features as site-harvested and cured timber and re-use of reclaimed granite foundation stones.
Jun 2012 Construction completed on Prospect House on New Jersey shore – a new Energy Star certified; LEED Silver-designed, four bedroom, single family residence.