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Glen Tipton

Renowned Designer Glen Tipton, FAIA Joins Hord Coplan Macht

  • October 10, 2013
  • HCM

Hord Coplan Macht is proud to announce that Glen Tipton, FAIA has joined the firm.  Tipton is nationally recognized as an expert in the field of senior living design whose impact is wide-reaching, with projects in sixteen states and four countries. His work encompasses master planning studies, feasibility studies, new building design and renovation design of numerous continuing care retirement communities, assisted living, memory support, hospice, and nursing care facilities.  He has long been recognized for his thought leadership in the evolution of mixed-use, community-integrated and intergenerational senior living and services.


Tipton is a leader in Hord Coplan Macht’s Senior Living practice which covers independent living through skilled nursing and memory care.  His depth of experience, combined with the firm’s healthcare, multifamily, education and mixed-use design expertise yields an exciting new approach to the rapidly growing older adult marketplace.  He will provide Executive Overview, Quality Assurance and serve as Principal-in-Charge on many projects in this field.


Tipton chaired the National American Institute of Architects Design for Aging Knowledge Community for four years and in 2004, he was elevated into the elite AIA College of Fellows in recognition of his unique contributions to architecture for seniors. He is a nationally recognized speaker at a variety of conventions and seminars on the subject of design and innovative approaches to senior living. Tipton received his Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Virginia and is a registered architect in Maryland.