Elijah Northen launched his own architecture studio in 2014 after working for several firms, including Ayers Saint Gross.
Northen, now principal at EN Architects, strives to enhance our community by creating spaces that embody place and time. Since launching his office, he has completed several projects, and is actively engaged in many more; including a prominent church renovation on Canton Square and an apartment building addition to a historic structure in Fells Point. He is currently collaborating with several local designers to launch Analogue, the acquisition and development branch of his office.
“I want unite people and improve their lives through simple, relatable design, free of ego and complexity,” he said.
Northen, 34, also serves as vice chair of Emerging Leaders United, a branch of the United Way of Central Maryland. He is a Lecturer with the University of Maryland School of Architecture, where he recently lead a design studio focused on urban infill in Baltimore. Outside of his professional life, Eli is a husband and father of 4 year-old twins.