Nakita Reed, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, NOMA, GGP, has joined the Baltimore office of Quinn Evans as an associate. An award-winning architect with experience throughout the Mid-Atlantic, Reed is skilled in the preservation, restoration, and adaptive use of historic buildings, with a focus on sustainable strategies in design and construction.
Reed has served as an architect and sustainability consultant on numerous projects, including new construction and existing building rehabilitations. She has been involved in design projects for private-sector clients as well as the U.S. General Services Administration, the Veterans Affairs Administration, the U.S. Navy, and public-sector agencies at the local level.
Reed is a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the National Organization of Minority Architects (NOMA), the Association of Preservation Technology (APT), and Alice Ferguson Foundation’s Building Committee. Additionally, she is on the boards of Preservation Maryland, the Benjamin Banneker Development Corporation, and serves as chair of the Maryland Green Building Council, a governor-appointed position. Reed was the 2018 recipient of AIA/DC’s Emerging Architect Award.
Reed holds a Master of Architecture (2010) and a Master of Science in Historic Preservation (2010) for the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Science in Architecture (2006) from the University of Virginia. She is a registered architect, a LEED®-Accredited Professional, and a Green Globes Professional™.