With nearly seven decades of architectural experience, we possess a thorough understanding of the industry’s unique needs and concerns. We realize the technical, operational, and financial requirements and considerations of education, civic, recreation, wellness, and spiritual facilities. Our team keeps up with the trends and developments our clients face so that we can help them make the best decisions for their new construction, addition, and renovation projects. While we approach every architecture project with the same principles – understanding end-users’ needs, delivering best-in-class space, and earning clients’ trust – no two projects are alike.

"Architecture is the cornerstone of VSWC's interdisciplinary design practice. For over 65 years, we have developed the leading architecture practice in Ohio, known for award-winning design excellence and comprehensive expertise."

— Jim Voorhis, Architect & Owner

Integrated Approach

Our integrated approach to architecture provides value from the earliest stages of an idea through the entire design process and post-occupancy aftercare. Working in coordination with facilities personnel and end-users, we fully understand the unique needs of each project and make expert recommendations based on our decades of experience. The highly-trained professionals at VSWC work directly with you and other key decision-makers to evaluate your specific objectives and challenges.

"Each of our projects represents our commitment not only to the individual client, but also to improving the communities in which we work, live and play. A deep dedication to sustainability and social responsibility is fundamental to our outlook, work, and culture."

— Christopher Dumford, Architect & Owner

Featured Work

Reading PK-12 School

A growing district needs a flexible space in order for their students to flourish. This is exactly what drove us to create Reading Community City Schools new PK-12 facility. With three different entries and offices for Elementary, Middle, and High School students, the facility allows for independent learning without compromising community.

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Senior Living Communities

In two of our most recent Senior Living Community projects, our team created beautifully-designed continuing care spaces with an emphasis on enhancing the feeling of a small, secure, and peaceful neighborhood.

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A Timeless Portfolio

With more than seven decades of providing service above expectation, our portfolio of award-winning architecture, planning and interiors projects encompasses all aspects of the commercial built environment. From education facilities set to inspire future leaders to office spaces of the future, we deliver projects that are defining our communities of tomorrow.

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