Established in 1996, Cunningham | Quill Architects has generated a diverse portfolio of projects that celebrate context and reflect a fresh and insightful approach to design. Specializing in architecture, planning and urban design, Cunningham | Quill has received more than 67 design awards in the past five years for the firm’s work with residential, commercial, mixed-use, and institutional projects.
From mixed-use, multi-family buildings to master planning for entire towns, Cunningham | Quill Architects uses an approach tailored to the unique demands of every project. The most definitive characteristic of the firm is excellence in design achieved through rigorous attention to detail. Whether we defer to context and history or break the mold with inventive designs, our ultimate goal is to create and enhance Place. Cunningham | Quill employs extensive community outreach in order to create architecture and urban design that serves not only the client but everyone affected by the project. As Washington, DC natives, the two Founding Principals, Ralph Cunningham, FAIA and Lee Quill, FAIA, CNU are deeply committed to enriching the local built environment. This commitment is an integral facet of the Cunningham | Quill design philosophy.