Charles Paros – AIA, MArch, LEEDap, Principal
Chuck Paros is an architect and designer with over 30 years of experience. He has designed projects ranging in scale from small scale site specific installations to complex higher education projects. In 2015, Chuck left his position as Vice President of a global-national firm to found Paros Architecture + Design; a Columbus, Ohio, based sole-proprietor practice utilizing a highly experienced consultant design team delivery model that is thoughtful, creative and efficient.
As a former school teacher, coach, and college adjunct professor, Chuck learned first hand how to work with large groups of individuals with eclectic interests. Through this experience he has developed a highly collaborative approach to teamwork and stakeholder consensus building. In addition to design buildings Paros A+D is committed to advancement of public art by working with local designers on site specific and gallery installations.
Chuck received his Masters of Architecture from The Ohio State University (OSU) and was a two-time recipient of the OSU Faculty Award for Design. He and his wife, Laura, are Ohio natives and have 2 adult daughters. Avid lovers of the outdoors, they enjoy exploring the world on bikes, kayaks, skis, and sups.