Complementing History

Traditional Building Magazine

Nancy A. Ruhling

Since its founding in 1876, Grove City College, a liberal-arts institution with a Christian focus, has dedicated itself to providing “a well-rounded curriculum that helps students see the broad...

Come Along To See Their Party Barns

Philadelphia Inquirer

Erin Arvedlund

Mercer Hill Farm in Unionville sits on over 100 acres of rolling, verdant land, part of the former King Ranch in Chester County's countryside. The farm's owners, Richard Buchanan, an architect,...

Archer & Buchanan Architecture, Ltd., an award-winning residential and institutional design firm, has been recognized for its work on a home by eminent Philadelphia architect William...

Archer & Buchanan Architecture is pleased to announce that Principal Michele Thackrah has been chosen to jury the 2014 Washingtonian Awards for the Washington Chapter of the American Institute...

Annual Survey and Analysis of 16 Million Monthly Users

Reveals Top-Rated Building, Remodeling and Design Professionals

West Chester, PA February 4, 2014 – Archer & Buchanan, Ltd...

Archer & Buchanan Receives 2014 Palladio Award

Press Release

Bridget O'Brien

West Chester, PA (March 2014) -- Archer & Buchanan Architecture, Ltd. of West Chester, Pennsylvania, is pleased to announce that it is the recipient of a prestigious 2014 Palladio Award in...

Archer and Buchanan Architecture, Ltd., an award-winning custom architectural firm specializing in residential and institutional design, is proud to welcome two new members to its distinguished...

73rd Tour of Tours

County Lines

Matt Freeman

You might think, for an astonished moment, that you were gazing upward at a Norman castle, or find yourself dreamily immersed in Asian art and a bonsai collection, or just catch a view outside a...

5 Houses Where You Can Pretend to Be a Hobbit

HGTV Front Door

Shannon Petrie

J. R. R. Tolkien’s Middle-earth may be fictional, but real-life “hobbit houses” can be found around the world. Make yourself a second breakfast, kick up your (hairy?) feet and check out five...

Archer & Buchanan Projects Win National Awards

Press Release

Rosemarie Fabien

Archer & Buchanan Architecture, Ltd., a residential and institutional firm based in West Chester,  is pleased to announce that two of its projects have recently received awards from national...

Archer & Buchanan Projects Win National Awards

AIA Philadelphia - 25 November 2013

50 Years of Stuckeman Works

Archer & Buchanan Architecture Feature - 1 May 2013

AIA Small Projects Structure Winner

Architectural Products
 - 1 July 2008

Far from the Shire, a Hobbit House in PA

Associated Press - 12 December 2012

Far from the Shire, a Hobbit house in PA Country

Associated Press Video - 12 December 2012

Digital Underground

Bucks Life - 1 September 2013

On the drawing board

Building Design + Construction - 1 July 2013

Estates of Excellence

Chester County Town & Country Living - 1 October 2001

Bucolic Beauty, Classic Charm

Chester County Town & Country Living
 - 1 June 2005

Preserving Land and History

Chester County Town & Country Living
 - 1 April 2005

An Epic in the Making

Chester County Town & Country 
Living - 23 October 2008

Unique Homes - A House fit for a Hobbit

CNN Money - 28 November 2011

Vision Becomes Reality for Tolkien Collector

Collector’s News - 1 October 2006

Fit for a Hobbit

Cottages & Bungalows - 1 February 2009

Arts & Crafts Inspiration

County Lines - 1 February 2010

71st Tour of Tours

County Lines - 1 September 2011

Home of the Month

County Lines - 1 March 2013

All Around Farm

County Lines - 1 February 2013

73rd Tour of Tours

County Lines - 1 September 2013

Kimberton Sanctuary

County Lines - 1 September 2012

72nd Tour of Tours

County Lines - 1 September 2012

Mercer Hill Farm

Covertside - 1 December 2007

Ground broken for Lenfest Center

Daily Local News - 24 May 2012

The return of an old favorite is brewing in Greenville

Delaware Community News - 16 August 2009

Lenfest Center at the ChesLen Preserve dedication planned

Delaware County News Network - 1 June 2013

Archer & Buchanan's Cattail Fence Wins Design Award

Dexigner.com - 20 September 2012

Soundproof Theater Fits Country Lifestyle

Electronic House
 - 1 May 2008

Adirondack, Shingle Style

Fine Homebuilding - 1 April 2005

Sounds as Good as it Looks

Fine Homebuilding - 1 March 2005

A cottage fit for a hobbit

Fine Homebuilding - 1 May 2007

Swarthmore's New Greenhouse

Garden Design - 24 February 2010

Scott's new Wister Center receives Green Building of America Award

Greater Philadelphia Gardens - 20 August 2009

Old-fashioned Entertainment

HD Living - 1 January 2008

5 Houses Where You Can Pretend to Be a Hobbit

HGTV Front Door - 9 December 2013

Can't go wrong with...

HGTV Magazine - 1 April 2013

25 Dream Homes to Satisfy Your Soul

Houzz.com - 17 June 2012

Help Your Stair Landing Take Off

Houzz.com - 6 June 2012

4 Hobbit Houses Bring Charm to the Landscape

Houzz.com - 1 December 2012

Renovation Detail: The Transom Window

Houzz.com - 3 May 2012

Groom your Rooms with Kentucky Derby Decor

Houzz.com - 29 April 2012

9 Ways to Boost Winter Curb Appeal

Houzz.com - 28 November 2013

Staircase Landings Worth a Linger

Houzz.com - 10 November 2012

8 Fireplaces to Feed Your Kitchen's Style

Houzz.com - 21 January 2013

Sample Bright Color in the Kitchen

Houzz.com - 27 February 2012

Beauty Goes Beyond the Eye of the Beholder

Houzz.com - 28 August 2013

25 Most Bookmarked Houzz Tours of 2012

Houzz.com - 1 January 2013

Academy Attic Hearth Uncovered

Lower Merion Historical Society Milestones - 1 April 2009

Archer & Buchanan Architecture, Ltd.

Luxury Home Quarterly - 1 April 2011

Mod Men

Main Line - 1 October 2009

A Celebration of Preservation

Main Line Suburban Life
 - 1 September 2010

Artsy Elegance

Main Line Today - 1 June 2008

Element of Surprise

Main Line Today - 22 January 2010

Going to The Whip

Main Line Today - 1 March 2008

Custom Cozy

Main Line Today - 1 December 2003

Peeling Back the Layers

Main Line Today - 1 December 2003

Country Living

Main Line Today - 25 January 2011

Homage to Okie

Main Line Today - 14 January 2009

Handmade Marvel

Main Line Today - 1 December 2006

Music Recording, Down on the Farm

Mix - 1 August 2002

Take a Tour of the Lenfest Center…

Natural Lands Spring/Summer 2013 - 1 June 2013

Chester Co. Hobbit House Belongs to Lifelong Tolkien Fan

NBC 10 Philadelphia - 14 December 2012

Starry Night Farm

New Old House - 1 January 2008

Okie Inspired

New Old House - 1 April 2009

Equestrian Lifestyle

Period Homes - 1 May 2013

Palladio Through the Years

Period Homes - 1 January 2011

Small Comfort

Period Homes - 1 July 2007

Built to Last

Period Homes - 1 January 2007

Pure and Simple

Period Homes - 1 November 2009

Fluid Forms

Period Homes - 1 September 2006

A Place in the Sun

Period Homes
 - 1 March 2006


Stable R&R

Period Homes
 - 1 July 2005

Great Expectations

Philadelphia - 1 June 2009

Making New Look Old

Philadelphia Business Journal - 8 June 2007

Finding an Architect

Philadelphia Home & Garden - 1 January 2007

Cool Rooms

Philadelphia Home & Garden 
 - 1 October 2003

Safe Harbor

Philadelphia Home & Garden 
 - 1 June 2006

Come Along To See Their Party Barns

Philadelphia Inquirer - 24 May 2014

A Newfangled, Old-Fashioned Mash Up

Philadelphia Inquirer - 6 July 2013

Decorator unleashes the potential of her own home

Philadelphia Inquirer - 24 July 2011

Born to Love Barns

Philadelphia Inquirer - 24 June 2011

Back to the barn

Philadelphia Style - 1 November 2007

Archer & Buchanan Bring on New Principal

Press Release - 1 June 2012

New Life for Water Works Building

Press Release - 1 November 2011

Architectural Portfolio "Outstanding Designs"

Press Release - 1 November 2008

Archer & Buchanan Projects Win National Awards

Press Release - 1 November 2013

Archer & Buchanan’s Land Preserve Wins Design Award

Press Release - 23 September 2013

Christian Activities Building

Press Release - 1 May 2009

Wister Center Wins GOLD

Press Release - 1 November 2010

Archer & Buchanan Student Activities Center Opens

Press Release - 1 October 2012

Archer & Buchanan Receives Best of Houzz 2014 Award

Press Release - 4 February 2014

Archer & Buchanan Receives 2014 Palladio Award

Press Release - 10 March 2014

Archer & Buchanan Names New Senior Associate

Press Release - 1 August 2012

Remaking History

Suburban Life - 1 March 2012

Big Building Projects at Grove City College

The Business Journal - 9 February 2011

Down on the Farm

The Hunt - 1 April 2008

The Custom Home - Five Trends to Watch

The Hunt - 1 December 2012

The Wister Education Center and Greenhouse

The Journal of Green Building - 1 April 2010

A 'modest proposal' could save Eastern's log cabin

The Suburban and Wayne Times - 13 March 2008

Stars Align to Spotlight Preserve’s Latest Addition

The Unionville Times - 18 June 2013

Complementing History

Traditional Building Magazine - 23 June 2014

Planting Ideas

Traditional Building
 - 1 October 2010

Happy Days

Veranda - 1 January 2013

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