Mar
26
2018
PCA GROWS ITS INTERIOR DESIGN TEAM
Annapolis, MD/March 6, 2018 - Everything grows in the spring - including Purple Cherry Architects' Interior Design team! The architectural and interior design firm is delighted to share that its team continues to expand and has welcomed Katie Carlin as its newest addition.

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Feb
7
2018
CATHY CHERRY NAMED 2018 BALTIMORE VISIONARY
Annapolis, MD/February 7, 2018 – Purple Cherry Architects is pleased to announce that the firm’s principal and owner, Cathy Purple Cherry, has been named “2018 Baltimore Visionary” by Baltimore Magazine for her work with special needs design. Readers can check out Cathy’s winning profile in the February issue of Baltimore Magazine and learn more on how she and this group of Baltimore Visionaries are shaping the city’s future—one big idea at a time. In celebration, the magazine is holding a Visionaries Event on February 8th at the newly redeveloped landmark Stavros Niarchos Foundation Parkway Theatre in Station North. The evening will begin with an intimate panel discussion featuring a handful of pre-selected Visionaries and moderated by editor Jess Mayhugh. Following, there will be a cocktail reception for guests to mix and mingle with other Visionaries in attendance as well as magazine staff and community members. Please join us in congratulating Cathy!

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Feb
1
2018
BEST OF HOUZZ 2018 AWARDS
February 1, 2018 – Purple Cherry Architects of Annapolis, MD and Charlottesville, VA has won “Best of Design” and “Best of Service” on Houzz®, the leading platform for home remodeling and design. The 25-year architecture and interior design firm specializing in custom luxury homes and estates was chosen by the more than 40 million monthly unique users that comprise the Houzz community from among more than one million active home building, remodeling and design industry professionals.

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Nov
8
2017
NEW ACCOUNTING/HR MANAGER JOINS PCA
Annapolis, MD/November 8, 2017 – Purple Cherry Architects is pleased to announce the addition of a new Accounting/HR Manager to its award-winning design firm. Joanne Handler has over 21 years of experience in accounting and human resource management in the architectural field, and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). A graduate of the University of Wisconsin, Joanne holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting.

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Oct
2
2017
NEW SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER JOINS PCA
Annapolis, MD/October 2, 2017 – Purple Cherry Architects is pleased to announce the addition of a new member to its award-winning design team. Brian Glenister, a sharp and seasoned licensed architect, joins the firm as Senior Project Manager. In this role, Brian will manage all phases of the firm’s projects, including design, hand sketching, documentation, day-to-day coordination and construction administration. With over 30 years of architectural experience focusing on high-end residential projects, Brian is well versed in all aspects of the design and construction process and has delivered complex residential projects through a careful balance of design, technical documentation, schedules, budgets and codes.

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Sep
26
2017
SPECIAL NEEDS DESIGN FOR ROCK CREEK SCHOOL REPLACEMENT
Annapolis, MD/September 26, 2017 – Purposeful Architecture™—a nationally recognized Special Needs Design Architect Firm—is pleased to announce that it has been selected to lead special needs design efforts for the Rock Creek School Replacement in the Frederick County Public School (FCPS) system, and is teaming as a consultant with local architects Proffitt & Associates and Becker Morgan Group.

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Jun
27
2017
INTERIOR DESIGNER ACHIEVES NCIDQ CERTIFICATION
Annapolis, MD/June 27, 2017 – Purple Cherry Architects is pleased to announce that John J. Nolis has earned his National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ) certificate. This certification for professional interior designers demonstrates his proficiency and experience in designing solutions that are functional, aesthetically appealing, and protects the life, safety, and welfare of the community.

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