Sara Langmead, AIA, PE, LEED AP, and Lisa Reed, AIA, LEED AP, have been named associates in the Baltimore office of Cho Benn Holback, a Quinn Evans Company.
Both architects have extensive experience in the design of commercial, educational, and residential buildings, as well as expertise in complex historic preservation and restoration projects.
Sara Langmead, one of few professionals in the state of Maryland to hold both an architectural registration and a professional engineer’s license, has 15 years of experience working on design projects throughout the Mid-Atlantic. She is currently working on the construction of Dorothy I. Height Elementary School in Baltimore (the former John Eager Howard Elementary School) and a study for the adaptive use of the Old Naval Observatory in Washington, D.C.
Langmead holds both a master of architecture (2009) and a master of historic preservation (2010) from the University of Maryland. She holds a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering (2002) from Columbia University. Langmead is a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), where she serves on the board of directors of the Baltimore chapter and is a former co-chair of the historic resources committee. She is also a member of the National Trust for Historic Preservation and Preservation Maryland.
Lisa Reed has contributed to the design of several award-winning projects in the Baltimore area, including the restoration of the Everyman Theatre and the Lillian Jones Apartments, as well as several projects at Montgomery College in Montgomery County, Md. Currently, she is designing the second phase of the Williams Hall renovation at Jacksonville University in Florida, and the expansion of the McLean School in Potomac, Md.
Reed holds a bachelor’s degree in architectural studies and French (1999) and a master of architecture (2006) from the University of Kansas. She is a member of the AIA and the U.S. Green Building Council.