CEM Design has built a reputation for excellence in providing award winning design and management solutions for
hundreds of commercial and residential clients. Our primary areas of focus are historic restoration and renovation, and
environmentally sustainable “green” design. While these may seem to be very different areas of expertise, we believe
they are essentially complementary. The most sustainable building conserves and reuses the embodied energy of an
CEM Design is committed to the principles of providing comprehensive, personalized service; designing aesthetically
appropriate, innovative projects that utilize state-of-the-art materials and methods; and insuring that projects are
completed on time and within budget. We have received several awards for our thoughtful, innovative designs, and
numerous accolades for the thoroughness and accuracy of the documents we produce.
We are licensed architects in the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, Colorado, and Massachusetts, and we hold
national certification (NCARB). We are LEED Certified by the US Green Buildings Council, Energy Star Partners,
members of Green America and the Maryland Green Registry.