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Q&A with AIA Design Award winner Matthew Compton

Q&A with AIA Design Award winner Matthew Compton

The American Institute of Architects’ local chapter awarded projects with small footprints, sustainable elements and beautiful design.

Each year, the AIA Baltimore presents its annual Design Awards, rewarding the best work of Maryland architects or projects completed in the state. The residential awards can be reconstructions, renovations or new constructions. This year, judges gave out two awards for residential design, both to Matthew Compton of Foundry Architects.

Compton has worked full time in architecture since 2002, was licensed in 2007 and co-founded Foundry in 2011. He notes that clients are far more personally invested in their homes than any other...