Our firm’s work is grounded in the belief that thoughtful, intentional design can elevate a building or site to a new sense of purpose. We work to balance an understanding of the history of the built context with the current needs of each client. We enjoy the challenges of exploring the unexpected possibilities that emerge through a close collaboration with our clients. Our goal is to create beautiful, comfortable spaces that are sustainable and support a contemporary approach to living.
Lawson Bell Architects is an architectural planning and design firm founded in 2008 and located in Center City Philadelphia. Jane Lawson-Bell, AIA earned a Masters of Architecture from the University of Pennsylvania, and a BA in Mathematics from Brown University. Jane is NCARB certified and is a registered architect in PA, NJ, and NH. She is a member of the Board of Directors of The Madeira School and The Philadelphia School. Edward Bell, RA earned a Masters of Architecture from the University of Colorado, and a BA in Music from Metropolitan State College in Denver. He is a founding member of the Queen Village Sustainability Committee. Edward is a registered architect in PA and NJ.