Who we are
SWZ Architects offers a full range of architectural services for new construction and renovation for a wide range of clients. The firm is service minded and comfortable handling projects of various sizes and locations throughout the United States. We love what we do and value working with others who share our enthusiasm and outlook.
Shelly Wood Ziegelman, AIA, LEED AP
The character of our environment profoundly affects the quality of our everyday life. SWZ Architects LLC creates homes that will provide long-lasting experiences and memories by designing unique and enduring spaces with a sense of place that welcomes, comforts and delights. We designs thoughtful, timeless, contemporary architecture inspired by our client’s dreams and rooted in the history of the region. Our architecture respectfully responds to the site and it surroundings, as well as the design vision.
Established business and design practices allow us to efficiently perform architectural services from programming and design through construction. We value working with others who share our enthusiasm and aim to exceed our clients’ expectations. Simply put, we love what we do!
Working with Shelly was the best decision I made in my kitchen renovation. From her great list of contractors to her attention to detail regarding the many aspects of creating a kitchen from the studs... Read More
Malvina was everything one would desire in an architect: very smart, visionary, cooperative, knowledgeable, conscientious about and prompt in meeting deadlines, appropriately humorous, empathic and su... Read More
I previously worked with Malvina (previously with LFA) when I was building my home in 2004-2006. The total cost of the project was about $1 million. Malvina was professional and easy to work with. She... Read More
We hired SWZ Architects to design a master bedroom suite and more open concept first floor living space. Shelly did a great job with drawings and presenting the plan. She also recommended wonderful co... Read More
We hired SWZ Architects to help us design and plan renovations to our master bedroom and master bathroom. Given the layout of our home, the job was very complex. Shelly Wood Ziegelman did an excellent... Read More
We hired Shelley to design a family room/mudroom addition to our house and integrate it with an existing kitchen and bath which would be remodeled. Shelley created a fabulous, open concept design wi... Read More
Hired Shelly for two projects. She has an eye for elegant design and the creative ability to solve tricky spatial issues. Read More
We scratched our head for more than 10 years on how to put in an accessible bathroom at the sanctuary level of our historic granite church (cir. 1899). Shelly brilliantly reconfigured existing closet... Read More