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RDL Architects Promotes Joanne Horton to Residential Director

SHAKER HEIGHTS, OHIO (Dec. 4, 2017) – RDL Architects is pleased to announce that Joanne Horton has been promoted to Director of the Residential Studio.

Through her dedication and leadership, Joanne will now oversee the residential studio team and help drive projects successfully through each step of the process, from imagination to completion, working closely with the collaborative team of designers, consultants and the client. With extensive experience at RDL, her design and project management of multi-family and mixed-use communities have produced significant value to our clients and the people who inhabit their communities. Her extensive background in creating inventive and beautiful designs, combined with her organizational and managerial proficiency, ensures the client’s schedules, budgets and goals remain on target.

“We’re excited that Joanne will be more involved in serving our clients in the affordable and market rate housing arena as our residential director,” said Ron Lloyd, founder and president of RDL Architects. “We look forward to her continued leadership in this new role.”

Joanne received a Bachelor of Science in Architecture and a dual master’s degree in architecture and business administration from Kent State University.

Joanne’s credentials include prior experience as an adjunct professor at Kent State University teaching architectural design and structural engineering courses. She is also an active guest critic for the university’s graduate design studio. Joanne also spent a portion of her professional training studying urban planning and redevelopment in Florence, Italy. She is married to an architect and they have three children.

About RDL Architects, Inc.
Founded in 1994, Ron Lloyd began RDL Architects with the guiding principles of designing positive, innovative environments for people to live, work and play; treating others with respect and humility; and creating new opportunities and futures for his clients and communities. Today, the full-service firm is registered in 34 states, with significant experience in market rate housing, workforce housing, senior living, retail, interior design, placemaking, mixed-use development and office.


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About RDL

RDL Architects is a nationally recognized, award-winning architecture firm headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio and is licensed throughout the United States.