Fort Wayne, Indiana’s second-largest city is rich in history and architecture. Fort Wayne is located at the confluence of three rivers- Maumee, St Joseph’s, and St Marys. In the early 20th century, the city’s master plan was proposed connecting the rivers with a network of parkways and boulevards designed by noted landscape architect  Arthur Asahel Shurcliff, influenced by the City Beautiful Movement. Fort Wayne’s architecture is home to diverse architectural styles from Greek Revival, Gothic Revival, and Italianate architecture in the early 19th century, to Neoclassical, Colonial Revival, and Art Deco in the early 20th century. Some of the great examples of buildings of that era that have been restored and redeveloped are- Allen county courthouse, Embassy Theatre, Fort Wayne city hall, and many more. The city’s modern, and postmodern architecture was discovered by noted American architects Frank Lloyd Wright, Louis khan, and Eero Saarinen who designed some great buildings and private homes in the city.

Let’s have a look at the top 20 architects/architecture firms that are continuing with the legacy in designing new and preserving old architecture of the city.

Re-thinking The Future is a global platform for architecture and design. RTF along with our authors has curated a list of top architecture firms in various cities across the globe. Please note that the names are arranged in alphabetical order and are not ranked in any manner.

Affordable Landscape

Scope of services: Architecture, Master Planning & Urban Design, Landscape Design, Eco-Design, LEED Consulting, Project Management.
Types of Built Projects: Residential, Commercial
Locations of Built Projects: Fort Wayne
Style of work: focuses on creating beautiful outdoor designs
Website: affordable-landscape-now.ueniweb.com/

Affordable landscape is the best landscaper in Fort Wayne as they breathe new life and magic into the outdoor spaces.

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Barton Coe Vilamaa Architects

Scope of services: Architecture and Design, Engineering, Planning and Consulting, Construction Management
Types of Built Projects: Education, Commercial, Municipality.
Locations of Built Projects: Fort Wayne, Indiana
Style of work:  seeks to create clean, practical and approachable designs
Website: www.bartoncoevilamaa.com/

Barton Coe Vilamaa has been delivering high-quality educational projects across the Indiana region, the firm has 50 years of experience in designing k-12 schools that are functional, practical, relevant, and economically sound. 

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Bona Vita Architecture

Scope of services: Architecture and Design, Engineering, Planning and Consulting, Construction Management.
Types of Built Projects: commercial, healthcare, hospitality
Locations of Built Projects: Fort Wayne
Style of work: contemporary and functional designs.
Website: www.bonavitaarchitecture.com/

Bona Vita means “The Good life” and that is the philosophy of Bona Vita Architecture creating and designing spaces that make people happier, healthier, and smarter. A passionate team of architects and designers to create remarkable structures.

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CE & M INC

Scope of services: Architecture, Interior design, Planning, Project Management, Renovations, Additions, Feasibility Studies, Programming, 3d renderings,
Types of Built Projects: Residential, Commercial, Industrial, and Interior design
Locations of Built Projects: Indianapolis, Southbend
Style of work: aims to achieve elegant and modern designs
Website: cemincorp.com/

CE & M specializes in residential and commercial projects. It is a multi-disciplinary  team of architects and creatives following an integrated approach to design, creating modern and visually appealing designs that completely transform your space. 

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Cornerstone Landscape Group

Scope of services: Architectural Design, Interior Design, Engineering, Planning, Cost Evaluation, Documentation, and Construction Administration.
Types of Built Projects: Residences, Multi-Family Units, Cottages, farmhouses, Garden homes.
Locations of Built Projects: North Carolina
Style of work: seeks to create meaningful and collaborative design
Website: www.cornerstone-landscape.com/

Cornerstone is specialized in designing landscape designs for residential, and commercial projects. The firm focuses on creating healthy, comfortable, and pleasing outdoor  environments.

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CME Corporation

Scope of services: Architectural Design, Interior Design, Planning, and Construction Administration.
Types of Built Projects: Arts and Entertainment, Education, Corporate, Health-care, Hospitality, Mixed-use, residential, Renovations.
Locations of Built Projects: Indiana
Style of work: flexible and sustainable designs.
Website: www.cmebuilditright.com/

CME Corporation is a design and construction firm with 50 years of collective experience from residences, retail, industrial, to commercial complexes and provides innovative building solutions. The team focuses on designing spaces with their core values i.e. diversity, inclusion, integrity, attention to detail, and pleasing aesthetics.

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Design Collaborative

Scope of services: Architectural Design, Engineering, Interior Design, Landscape Architecture, Planning, and Construction Administration.
Types of Built Projects: Corporate Interiors, Educational, Healthcare, Hospitality, Industrial, Multi-Family, Mixed-Use, Retail & Restaurant, Renovation.
Locations of Built Projects:
Style of work: collaborations
Website: www.designcollaborative.com/

Design collaborative is a team of architects, designers, planners working together as a team, building relations with the clients, understanding their vision and needs to create unique and sound designs– while meeting timelines, budgets, and project goals.

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DLZ

Scope of services: Architecture, Interior design, Landscape, Planning, Construction Administration, Energy, Survey, Transportation.
Types of Built Projects: Education, Federal, Government, Public Justice, Industrial.
Locations of Built Projects: across the United States
Style of work: an integrated approach to design delivering successful projects.
Website: dlz.com/

DLZ is an architectural and engineering consulting firm, focused on building long-term relationships with our clients to develop creative solutions and achieve defined goals.

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ELEVATUS ARCHITECTURE

Scope of services: Architecture, Engineering, Planning, Interior design, Urban Design,Schematic Design, Programming, and Construction Management
Types of Built Projects: Educational, Justice, Regional, Government.
Locations of Built Projects: Indianapolis, North Carolina
Style of work:  modern planning and infrastructure
Website: www.elevatusarchitecture.com/

Elevatus Architecture offers planning and design services from start to finish and builds cordial relationships with the client to meet their specifications and provide inventive solutions and astonishing infrastructure.

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ETHAN ALLEN

Scope of services: Architecture, Planning, Interior design,
Types of Built Projects: Residences, Custom furniture, upholstery.
Locations of Built Projects: across the United States, Canada
Style of work: strive for exceptional quality and embrace new opportunities.
Website: www.ethanallen.com/

Ethan Allen is an interior design studio and store with 89 years of experience in providing quality craftsmanship,innovation, thoughtful ideas, and excellence in design.

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Jahanavi Arora
Author

Jahanavi Arora is an Architect by profession with a passion for writing, design & decor. She believes that writing and architecture are quite similar as they both are forms of art and beyond every building, there is a story to tell which she loves to explore. In her spare time, she would be found in the corner of her room reading, playing around with her 3-year-old boy, or grooving on her favorite music.

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