Period Architecture


53 Church Rd
Malvern, Pennsylvania

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Period Architecture; Ltd.is a custom residential firm pledged to architectural designs rooted in time-honored traditions that also deftly accommodate complex twenty-first century lifestyles. This dual passion and pursuit achieves transcendent; beautiful; and livable architecture that integrates family life; entertaining; and indoor to outdoor living.

Period Architecture is a committed steward of the landscape and vernacular architecture. No matter the envisioned style; whether historic; transitional; or modern; the firm aims to enrich and enhance the lives of their clients as well as their properties. Projects include new residences; additions and renovations; restorations; barns; and property planning.

"Well-versed in severalstyles; Period Architecture considers the character of a region to unite architectural traditions of the past with contemporary lifestyles and technology. The firm's uncompromising and inventive designs; whether historic or contemporary; appear as if they have always been there and always will."

Services you offer:

Period Architecture's mission is to orchestrate and guide the best possible experience for homeowners. We offer architectural design and property planning services for new homes; additions; renovations; restorations; barns and other outbuildings as well as guide in identifying the builder; consultants; engineers; historians and craftspeople.

Awards or Certifications:

Recent Awards Include:  Delaware Today Home Design (2018); West Chester Preservation (2018); Pennsylvania Historic Preservation (2018); Society of American Registered Architects (2018; 2016; 2015; 2014); Fine Homebuilding (2015); Preservation Alliance (2011)
Recent Certifications Include:  American Institute of Architects (AIA); National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB); Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professionals (LEED AP); Institute of Classical Architecture & Art (ICAA); Society of American Registered Architects (SARA)

What services are you most excited to offer?

We aim to enrich and enhance the lives of our clients as well as their properties.  Custom tailoring residential design is a rewarding opportunity to listen to clients' goals and visions and turn those thoughts into their forever home.

What is the best reaction you’ve ever received from a client?

Whether a new home; addition or restoration; the expression from our clients or guests feeling as though the house or addition has always been there means we reached our goals of fitting the house into the regional landscape.

What makes your business stand apart?

We pride ourselves on listening and collaboration. A home is an expression of its owners. We look to elevate that expression to meet the needs and interests of our clients. It all begins with listening.

What do clients have to say about you?

“Period Architecture did an outstanding job in designing our new home. In addition to providing excellent design services, Joe Mackin and his partners assisted us in identifying the best resources throughout our construction project. They offered superior advice and assistance whenever it was needed. Period Architecture's insightful and collaborative approach allowed us to obtain our dream home. We have received countless compliments on the beauty and uniqueness of our project and the notable attention to even the smallest detail. We would highly recommend Period Architecture to anyone who is designing a new home or making renovations to an existing home.” –Nancy Reilly