Founded in 1985 to provide professional services in the state of Maine, QA 13 Architects is now located in Kent County near the town of Chestertown on the Eastern Shore of Maryland.
The firm has extensive experience in the design and construction of a wide range of projects from residences to museums. We offer a full range of services for institutional, commercial, and residential design as well as historic preservation. These services include program development, design, construction documentation, bidding and construction administration and oversight.
We have personally restored a number of buildings in the past 30 years resulting in an extensive working knowledge of the various construction crafts and trades. We work closely with our clients and their contractors during all phases of the design and construction process.
Paula Stewart Beall Partner
B. Architecture Pratt institute
Paula has been a practicing architect since 1978, licensed previously in New York State and Washington, DC. She is currently licensed in Maine and Maryland.
Ken Schiano Partner
B. Architecture The Cooper Union
Before being licensed in New York State Ken was an assistant professor of architecture at the University of Kentucky and at the Illinois Institute of Technology. He is currently licensed in the state of Maine. Ken is also a professional artist and has exhibited in numerous galleries in Maine, Maryland and across the US. He recently had an exhibition of his latest work at the Academy Art Museum in Easton, MD.
21217 Chesapeake Road
Chestertown, MD 21620
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Hugh French, Loblolly Productions, QA13 Architects