Manns Woodward Studios is a Maryland based architectural firm that specializes in the design of public safety and community driven buildings.  The design of fire stations, libraries, schools, and community centers, which serve as the foundation of our communities, has been the very fabric of our practice since our inception. Over the years the leadership of the firm has been directly responsible for the successful design of many projects that have created wide reaching positive impacts on our communities in ways that improve the quality of life.

The origins of the firm stretch back to early 2001 when principal architects Robert Manns, AIA and David Woodward, AIA began working together at another firm.  In 2008 the pair formally established Manns Woodward Studios with a strict focus on providing one-on-one affordable design services to organizations that have a specific mission of strengthening and reinforcing the values of our communities.

Since that time we have successfully led a wide range of clients and agencies in the design of countless purpose driven facilities.  We are dedicated to providing exceptional personal service and meaningful solutions that meet the specific needs of our clients, the context of their community, and budget.  Our depth of experience and project management style, coupled with our cutting edge technology ensures every building is tailored to the people who use it and the community it serves.


Our team operates from a collaborative office environment in White Marsh, Maryland.  We’re conveniently located seconds from Interstate 95. Our studio houses the industries cutting edge technology such as state of the art workstations, Building Information Modeling (BIM) software, large format scanners, 3D printers, and laser plotters. We are organized to facilitate collaborative and interactive experiences for all project stakeholders.  Our small size and investment in technology ensures that the principal staff is directly involved in all aspects of the design process making certain that every project gets the skilled and affordable attention it deserves.


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