Who we are

Edward M. Hord


Multi-family, Senior Living studio.

Ed Hord is a member of the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects, an award-winning architect, and frequent lecturer. A graduate of Washington University in St. Louis, Ed has practiced architecture for more than 36 years.

Projects designed and managed by Ed have been honored by numerous organizations including the Baltimore Heritage, National Association of Home Builders National Council on Seniors’ Housing, Maryland Historic Trust, Maryland Society of the American Institute of Architects, and the Baltimore Chapter of the AIA. Ed is a past president of the Baltimore Chapter and the Maryland Society of the American Institute of Architects and past vice president of the National American Institute of Architects. He was honored as 2005 Consultant of the Year by the Home Builders Association of Maryland Land Development Council and often is a guest speaker at the Home Builders Association 50+ Housing Symposium.

Ed’s passion is his family.

I enjoy the exploratory, interactive, improvisational nature of design – it’s like jazz.. A client comes to us with a dream or vision. We respond with our thoughts which raise opportunities and new ideas which, in turn, modify the owners thoughts. The result is something better than either could have imagined initially.