OLSON LEWIS + Architects welcomes John Harden as their newest principal. John is a licensed architect with over 18 years of project experience, including institutions of higher education, independent schools, commercial architecture, multi-family housing, and local non-profits.
John joins OL +, having most recently directed the commercial and institutional work at another local architecture firm. John brings with him his expertise in master planning, educational projects, and multi-family projects, among others. Throughout his career, John has completed projects in several categories. His projects include master planning at multiple college campuses, local educational buildings, several large multi-family projects, work at several local non-profits, and many corporate office projects of various sizes. What John enjoys most about his job is the impact that each project has on the communities in which he works.
John graduated with a BA from Bowdoin College and went on to get his Masters of Architecture at Syracuse University. John is a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and a LEED Accredited Professional (LEED AP).
John and his wife Alison, live in Manchester-by-the-Sea and are active members of the community. They enjoy many activities with their two boys and can often be found on the soccer field, hiking, biking, or otherwise spending time outside.