Archer & Buchanan Architecture, Ltd.


Services Provided
Since its inception in 1996, Archer & Buchanan has been recognized for its exceptional custom residential projects including new homes, additions and renovations, historic restorations, country property planning and equestrian facilities.

Areas Served
Currently serving clients in Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, Maine, Florida and Australia.

Business Description
Archer & Buchanan Architecture, Ltd. is a custom architectural design firm whose work strives to meet the needs of sophisticated clients who value a collaborative design process, attention to detail and quality construction. The firm’s philosophy begins with the belief that buildings will be inhabited for a century or more and should continue to gain character, beauty and value as the years pass and history is created. The partners of the firm have an understanding of and strong appreciation for the rich tradition and history of Philadelphia, its historic suburbs and rural surroundings. They strive to preserve the local heritage by designing buildings that will continue to enrich one of the most beautiful and historic areas of the country.

Certification and Awards
Palladio Awards ('14, '07, '05), National Society of Registered Architects ('13), PA Society of Registered Architects ('13. '12, '11, '10, '09, '08), AIA Philadlephia Award ('12), AIA Small Projects Award ('08), Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia ('10).
Delaware County's Award Winning Architect & Design Firm
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125 West Miner Street,
West Chester, Pennsylvania,
United States, 19382 
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10 foot high blades of Cor-Ten steel spaced 10 inches apart. Even Rudolph couldn't jump this fence! :)
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WOW - spectacular idea and execution! Bravo. With deer being such a problem in our area, this is a beautiful solution for the right client$$$$.
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How does the cost compare to a masonry wall?
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This fence was custom designed by Archer & Buchanan Architecture. It is made of 10 foot high blades of Cor-Ten steel spaced 10 inches apart.
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This marble vanity was custom designed by Archer & Buchanan Architecture.
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You can buy the legs from Palmer Industries and have your local marble fabricator make the top.
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Thank you for your interest in our project! The entry hallway is approximately 10'-0" wide at its widest point. The width of the stairs is 4'-0." The blue butler's pantry is 9'-0" x 15'-6."
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Thank you for your interest! Unfortunately, the furnishings in this house were chosen by the homeowners so we do not have any information on them.
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Thank you for your interest in our project! All of the ironwork in this project was custom designed by Michael Coldren of North East, Maryland. Here is a link to his website: http://coldrencompany.com/
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So Hobbit-Like!!
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Yes, you are correct!
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Thank you for your interest in our project! This is a custom designed vanity.
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Try Hudson Valley Lighting--Quincy Collection. Shades were changed.
May 26, 2013 at 4:37am     
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Unfortuantely, we can not recall the specific paint color.
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This new construction house features 8" beaded beveled cedar siding with 6" exposure. The stone was salvaged from demolished 18th century houses.
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The majority of the floor space in this living room is covered by the rug. The dimenions of the room are approximately 23'-0" x 18'-0". Good luck with your design decisions!
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The top half of this barn is clad in 1x12 cypress board siding with 5/4x3 battens. The stone on the lower portion of the barn is fieldstone salvaged from an old barn near the property. Thanks for your interest!
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Thank you for your interest in the Starry Night Farm barn! This barn features six-stalls, wash stall, and tack room. Its dimensions are approximately 38'-0" x 63'-0". The top of the barn is clad in 1x12 cypress board siding with 5/4x3 battens. All the doors in this barn are made by Frey Brothers, Inc. of Quarryville, PA. The main doors are not mechanically operated.
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Thanks! Unfortunately, we do not know the specific details of this wallpaper because it was chosen by the homeowners.
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Unfortuantely, we do not have photographs of the bathrooms of this particular home.
April 2, 2014 at 5:47am   
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Thank you for your interest in Starry Night Farm. This home is completely new construction, but used many slavaged materials in order to give it an authentically aged appearance. The The windows and doors were all manufactured by Marvin. The window trim is painted in an off-white/almond color, unfortunately we can not recall the specific paint color.
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Thanks for the quick reply!
April 1, 2014 at 11:07am   
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The acorn newel post, volute, and baluster we all custom designed by Archer & Buchanan for this particular project. Unfortunately, because these details were customs designed for a specific client, we are not able to share them publicly. Saienni Stairs LLC of Newark, Delaware were the builders that constructed this stairscase based on our design. Perhaps they may be able to help you find similar manufactured elements.
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We are uncertain of who makes this area rug because it was chosen by the homeowner.
March 24, 2014 at 2:07pm   
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We are uncertain of who makes the latern because it was chosen by the homeowner.
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love the outside door too! Where can I get the door?
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The doors are by Lepage out of Canada.
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Don't we all wish we had those kinds of problems? :)
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The consultant that helped us with the design and installation of this bowling alley is Capital Bowling Services in Livonia, Michigan. Hopefully they can give you a good idea of cost and square footages. Check out their website at: www.capitalbowelingservice.com
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Thank you very much for your kind feedback! Unfortunately, because this is a custom designed home, we are not at liberty to share it with the public.
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Barbara Gisel Design is an interior design company that has worked closely on several projects with Archer and Buchanan. We coordinate well with Archer Buchana...
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This firm really provides the full package, from their technical knowledge to their personal investment in any project they work on. Their attention to detail, ...
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We built our first project with Archer & Buchanan Architecture in 2005. While their stature has ascended to lofty heights among those in the know, Richard and...
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It has been our pleasure working with Barbara Gisel and her team of designers on a variety of projects over the past several years. Working in concert with Barb...
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Spire Builders takes great pride and energy managing the construction process from beginning to end. Their level of detail and professionalism brought to each ...
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