belsondesignarchitectsis a general architectural practice with a specialty in academic programming, planning and design.Our clients include Case Western Reserve University, Hamilton College, Skidmore College, SUNY Purchase College and SUNY Stony Brook University. Other clients include professional architectural and engineering firms who value our academic expertise. Our founder, Charles Belson was senior staff of the nationally known architectural/engineering firm EwingCole. EwingCole is now one of our clients and we are working on numerous projects together.
Charles Belson is President of Belson Design Architects, a Vice President of the Cleveland Circle of theDecorative Arts Trust, and President of the Cleveland Chapter of the American Institute ofArchitects. Mr. Belson’s work as an architect has received an Honor Award from the National Trustfor Historic Preservation, a number of Merit Awards from the American Institute of Architects, and LEEDGold and Silver certifications from the US Green Building Council. He received his B.A. in Art History with Honorsfrom Yale University, and was awarded a fellowship from the Historic Deerfield Foundation for the studyof American art. Mr. Belson received his M.Arch. from Harvard University.