ALAN FORD, FAIA
Alan Ford established Alan Ford Architects P.C. on June 1, 2007. Previously, Alan was a design and managing partner with Hutton Ford Architects P.C. from 1993 to May 2007.
A licensed architect with 30 years of experience, Alan has a Bachelor of Environmental Design and a Master of Architecture from the University of Colorado. Prior to 1993, Alan worked with W.C. Muchow and Partners in Denver, and Kohn Pedersen Fox Architects and John Burgee Architects with Philip Johnson in New York. Alan has served on the editorial board of the award-winning AIA magazine, Architect Colorado, and as an honorarium professor and guest critic at the University of Colorado, School of Architecture. He is a former member of the national AIA Soloso (now Architect's Knowledge Resource) Editorial Content Review Board and former subject matter expert for the website's design content.
Alan's passion is participating in and promoting quality, high-performance, sustainable architecture, with an emphasis on green schools. He is author of the recent book Designing the Sustainable School and co-author with Paul Hutton on the book A Sense of Entry. Alan has published articles in Architect Colorado and on WorldArchitectureNews.com.
KATHY FORD, AIA, LEED AP BD+C
Kathy Ford is an experienced Project Manager currently focused on educational facilities and commercial renovations and additions in the Colorado communities. Her 20 years of experience in commercial project types including large retail projects, inline retail, tenant finish improvements, space planning, office and industrial projects complements her broad base of knowledge. She excels in project development during all phases from conceptual planning stage to construction closeout. Responsibilities include research and programming, construction documentation, code studies, specifications, implementation of architectural design intent and quality control, management of the consultant team, contract administration and closeout. She works closely with the client, design team, and contractors throughout the project to ensure project goals, budgets and schedules are met.