Byron H. ManchesterAIA, NCARB, LEED AP, A4LE
President & CEO
Byron H. Manchester is an award-winning design architect. Byron has spent the past 14 years working in Columbus, joining the firm in 1997. He has managed the firm’s Columbus office since 1999. Byron finds his passion in the analysis of design problems and in developing a rational approach to each project. He is a master at discovering historical or contextual antecedents critical to making buildings connect to their sites and environs. Byron also has a focus on historical rehabilitation and adaptive reuse projects. His masterful reuse of an old Post Office in Wooster, Ohio which was rehabilitated for School Board Offices, and the Renovation of the Historic Ohio Avenue Elementary School in Columbus have both received design awards.
He has significant project management experience, primarily with academic and cultural clients. He has been the designer and project manager for numerous K-12 building projects, most recently with the Columbus City School District and Orrville City Schools.