Archer & Buchanan Bring on New Principal

ARCHER & BUCHANAN is pleased to announce that Michele L. W. Thackrah, AIA, LEED AP, has been named a Principal of the firm. She joins Partners Peter Archer and Richard Buchanan and Principal Daniel Russoniello in the leadership of the West Chester-based practice. “Michele is an extraordinary manager of complex residential projects,” said Peter Archer, AIA. “The finesse and detail that she brings to the coordination of schedules, budgets and consultants is remarkable.” In her new role as Principal, Ms. Thackrah she will look to advance her efforts in the restaurant design field while managing responsibilities in the residential practice and continuing to work closely with clients. Currently, she is working on new residences in Lower Merion and Villanova and on an addition to a home in Malvern. Ms. Thackrah has significant experience in residential architecture, having designed homes and additions in urban and rural locations. “Michele has an appreciation of Philadelphia’s historic suburbs and surroundings,” said Richard Buchanan, AIA. “She shares the firm’s desire to preserve the local heritage by designing buildings that complement those of the region.” A resident of West Chester, PA, Ms. Thackrah earned degrees in architecture at the Pennsylvania State University.

Archer & Buchanan is an award-winning architecture firm known for timeless design, attention to detail and exquisite craftsmanship. Projects include new structures as well as thoughtful renovations, additions, country property planning, master planning and feasibility studies and adaptive re-use of buildings throughout the eastern seaboard. Among clients are private homeowners and institutions.

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