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Derrick Swerhone, Principal Architect

Derrick Swerhone, Principal Architect

Derrick has provided his clients with innovative architectural design since 1993. Initially operating as Derrick Swerhone Architecture (1993-1997), Principal at Harder Swerhone Architects, LLC (1997-1999), and a Principal at Avalon Architecture & Planning, LLC (1999-2010).

We are a full service design firm with a broad range of project experiences. We do not specialize in one particular niche, we approach each project as a unique opportunity for innovation and discovery.

The practice is diverse, with expertise in commercial/retail, institutional, industrial, and multi-family. In addition he offers services in all aspects of land use planning and will guide you through the site and building permitting process.

Philosophy:

ā€œListening to clients is the most important guiding principle. We are committed to providing my clients with the highest level of customer service, and have forged long-term relationships as a result. From inception through to completion each project receives continuous principal engagement. I produce accurate work in a responsive cost effective manner, always keeping my clients budget and ultimate needs at the forefront. I strive to be community a leader and possess a history municipal involvement on various boards and committees.I have long believed that the quality of the built environment has a powerful influence on the life of the individual and hence the greater community. Good and thoughtful design contributes significantly to the enrichment of daily life; at home, work, or play.ā€

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