People

Chuck Ryan | AIA

Partner

Chuck Ryan joined Homsey Architects in 1979. Since then Chuck has been involved in a wide range of projects from the large office complexes constructed for MBNA in downtown Wilmington to modest renovation projects for many schools. Chuck has deep knowledge of the particulars of non-profit work encompassing affordable housing, schools, and clinics. Chuck has a soft spot for early childhood education having served on the board of St Michaels School and Nursey and Ursuline Academy for many years. Chuck is responsible

Chuck Ryan joined Homsey Architects in 1979. Since then Chuck has been involved in a wide range of projects from the large office complexes constructed for MBNA in downtown Wilmington to modest renovation projects for many schools. Chuck has deep knowledge of the particulars of non-profit work encompassing affordable housing, schools, and clinics. Chuck has a soft spot for early childhood education having served on the board of St Michaels School and Nursey and Ursuline Academy for many years. Chuck is responsible for the overall administration of the firm, including proposal writing and monitoring schedule and budget. Chuck is involved in everything from initial client contact through ribbon-cutting.

Education:

  • Bachelor of Architecture | Drexel University | 1987

Memberships/Professional Affiliations:

  • American Institute of Architects | Delaware Chapter | Member, past President
  • Wilmington Housing Partnership Corporation | Program Review Committee | Board member
  • St Michaels School and Nursery |Facilities committee | Board member
  • Ursuline Academy | Buildings and grounds committee | Board member
  • Commercial-Industry Reality Council | Energy Deregulation Subcommittee | Member

Curtis Harkin | AIA

Partner

Curtis Harkin joined Homsey Architects in 1989. He brings a broad perspective to each of his projects, reflecting the classical training he received at the University of Virginia, melded with his graduate experience at Carnegie Mellon University which drew upon the rich industrial history of Pittsburgh. Curtis is proud to be involved in the ongoing revitalization of downtown Wilmington. He has overseen many complex adaptive reuse programs including the restoration of the once-dilapidated Queen Theater

Curtis Harkin joined Homsey Architects in 1989. He brings a broad perspective to each of his projects, reflecting the classical training he received as an undergraduate at the University of Virginia, melded with his graduate experience at Carnegie Mellon University which drew upon the rich industrial history of Pittsburgh. Curtis is proud to be involved in the ongoing revitalization of downtown Wilmington. He has overseen many complex adaptive reuse programs including the restoration of the once-dilapidated Queen Theater and the revival of an entire city block. Curtis is particularly intrigued by the intersection of arts and technology, which has sparked his special interest in horticultural glass houses and sustainable design.

Education:

  • Master of Architecture | Carnegie Mellon | 1989
  • Bachelor of Science in Architecture | University of Virginia | 1987

Memberships/Professional Affiliations:

  • American Institute of Architects | Delaware Chapter | Member
  • Woodlawn Trustees | Building Committee | Board member

Rod Maroney | AIA

Partner

A deep appreciation for historic preservation brought Rod Maroney to Homsey Architects in 1997. A native of the Brandywine Valley, Rod grew up around old stone houses rich in history and detail. He brings to his work a sensitivity for the local architectural vernacular and an eye for proportion which he honed during his years at Tulane University in New Orleans. Rod has extensive experience executing adaptive reuse and preservation projects such as the conversion of the historically significant Walker’s Mill

A deep appreciation for historic preservation brought Rod Maroney to Homsey Architects in 1997. A native of the Brandywine Valley, Rod grew up around old stone houses rich in history and detail. He brings to his work a sensitivity for the local architectural vernacular and an eye for proportion which he honed during his years at Tulane University in New Orleans. Rod has extensive experience executing adaptive reuse and preservation projects such as the conversion of the historically significant Walker’s Mill building into premium office space and reimagining of a 1930's art deco office building into apartments. A long list of residential clients have benefited from his discerning eye.

Education:

  • Master of Architecture | Tulane University | 1996
  • Bachelor of Arts in Economics | Tulane University | 1989

Memberships/Professional Affiliations:

  • American Institute of Architects | Delaware Chapter | Board treasurer
  • Hagley Museum | Eleutherian Mills Residence Committee Chair
  • Lazaretto Preservation Association of Tinicum Township | Board member