Ann Beha Architects is led by three Principals: Ann M. Beha FAIA, Philip B. Chen AIA, Thomas M. Hotaling AIA and five Associates. The firm was established over 30 years ago, has completed projects throughout the United States, and is known for its research, quality of design, and the talents and teamwork of its staff.
ANN M. BEHA FAIA, PRINCIPAL
Ann Beha’s projects have expanded the dialogue between tradition and innovation in their design for America’s cities and campuses. Marked by its strong historical, cultural and educational content, her work advocates for historic preservation, and for innovative contemporary design within historic settings. Selected academic clients include the University of Chicago, Princeton University, MIT, and the University of Pennsylvania; cultural clients include the Portland Art Museum, New Britain Museum of American Art and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; and civic clients include the US Department of State, National Park Service and the First Church of Christ, Scientist.
Ann Beha is a graduate of Wellesley College and MIT, and a Loeb Fellow at the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University. She has been a Distinguished Visiting Professor of Architecture at the City College of New York, a Trustee and Past President of Historic New England, and served on Visiting Committees at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and at MIT. Ann has been honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award from the New England Chapter of the Victorian Society in America, an Anniversary Award from the Massachusetts Historical Commission, the Alumnae Achievement Award from Wellesley College, and the Women in Design Award of Excellence from the Boston Society of Architects.