Jun 2011 Ed Barnhart awarded “Architect/Designer of the Year” by the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) “for Outstanding Work on the design of the NECA Headquarters” for the Penn-Del-Jersey Chapter.
Feb 2011 Construction completed on new 10,000 sq. ft. regional headquarters of the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) featuring 40-person boardroom, multi-media training and conference rooms, dining room, reception spaces and full catering facilities as well as extensive administrative work areas.
Dec 2010 AxD Studio and Gallery featured in RFP Magazine, an international magazine for real estate and facilities planners, in cover article entitled “Corporate Convertables”.
Jan 2010 Ed Barnhart serves as design juror for Artemide’s Philadelphia Showroom Lighting Competition.
Apr 2009 Ed Barnhart serves as design juror for Philadelphia CANstruction Design Competition.
Mar 2009 Gallery facade unveiled of design-build project done for Bridge Art Gallery in conjunction with ‘Nothing to Fear’ painting exhibition by Peter G.-Ray.
Nov 2008 Awarded Merit Award by the Pennsylvania Chapter of American Institute of Architects (AIA) for AxD Studio and Gallery renovations.
Nov 2008 Awarded Best Design-Build Project by the General Building Contractors Association (GBCA) for American Philosophical Society renovations.
Oct 2008 Receive Award of Excellence from Society of American Registered Architects (SARA), Pennsylvania Council for thirteen01 restaurant + bar.
May 2008 Construction completed on $6.15M design-build project of four-phase renovations of two buildings at American Philosophical Society. Scope included conservation lab, reading rooms, offices and archive spaces.
Dec 2007 Ed Barnhart serves as design juror for New Hampshire AIA Chapter Design Awards.
Oct 2007 Awarded Honor Award by the Philadelphia Chapter of American Institute of Architects (AIA) for AxD Studio and Gallery renovations.
Jun 2007 AxD Studio and Gallery featured in CONTEXT, the journal of AIA Philadelphia, in Summer/Fall issue.
May 2007 AxD Gallery receives Readers’ Choice Award for creating ‘Best Art Gallery’ from Philadelphia Citypaper.
Sep 2005 The architectural practice of Always by Design (AxD) is formed by Ed Barnhart, AIA in Philadelphia.