• Cary Downtown Theater
  • French Ambassador's Residence
  • McKinley Middle School
  • Seal and Sea Lion Exhibit and Life Support Facility  - National Zoological Park

Quinn Evans Architects is the leader in historic preservation and sustainable stewardship. With our focus on the historic, learning, cultural, and urban revitalization markets, we've revitalized some of the world's most iconic cultural and historic sites.

QEA is a full service architectural firm with offices in Washington, D.C., Ann Arbor and Detroit, Michigan and Madison, Wisconsin. In order to meet our clients’ needs, our comprehensive services include architecture, preservation, interior design, planning, and landscape architecture. Our creative and sensitive design solutions have addressed the renovation and restoration of existing structures and sites, preservation and reuse of important buildings, as well as the design of expansions and new structures that complement and respect their surrounding environment. In addition to full architectural services, we offer a diverse portfolio that combines context-sensitive and innovative designs with sustainable strategies.

More than 130 projects in the firm’s portfolio have been honored with over 175 awards for quality design, outstanding restoration work, and innovative approaches to adapting existing facilities for new uses. With over three decades of experience, QEA’s professionals combine expertise in renovation architecture with knowledge of the special issues involved in developing context-sensitive new construction. This enables us to renew important cultural landmarks, while maximizing the structure’s economic viability and fostering community pride in the built environment.