Ted Houseknecht is an Associate at David M. Schwarz Architects and has been with the firm since 1991. Ted received his Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Maryland in 1986 and his Master of Architecture from Arizona State University in 1988.

Ted is LEED accredited and a registered architect in Texas, Massachusetts, Utah, Washington, D.C. and Ontario, Canada. A member of both NCARB and the AIA, Ted is also actively involved with the Society of College and University Planning (SCUP) and the Washington Building Congress, where he serves as a Juror for their annual Craftsmanship Awards program.

With a passion for the decorative arts, industrial design and furniture, Ted has been involved with much of the firm’s residential design work. These passions abound outside of the office as well, as Ted is a collector of many things, valuable and not; from books and prints, to tools and rum. Ted’s favorite methods of transportation are on his bicycle, on his skis, and in his car as he serves as chauffeur to his children.