Claire Edelen, AIA, LEED AP BD+C

Claire is passionate about creating beautiful solutions to complex design problems. In previous positions, she developed a deep understanding of ambitious design concepts and the commitment required to bring those concepts to fruition. By zeroing in on high-quality details while coordinating with multifaceted teams, Claire has molded herself into a reliable and diligent architect. Before graduating from The University of Texas at Austin with her Master’s in Architecture, Claire grew up in the Baltimore region. She is excited to return to the city so that she can contribute to Ziger|Snead’s commitment to Baltimore’s sense of place and unique culture. Claire graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 2015 with her Masters of Architecture, and with honors from Middlebury College in 2015.


The University of Texas at Austin

Master of Architecture, 2015


Middlebury College

Bachelor of Arts, History of Art & Architecture, 2007, Cum Laude


Registered Architect: Maryland, 2018

LEED Accredited Professional, 2016


MANNA, Philadelphia, PA, Volunteer 2017 - 2018

CANstruction, Philadelphia, PA, Volunteer Designer 2015 – 2016

University of Texas at Austin, School of Architecture, Volunteer Design Instructor 2013

Playworks, Baltimore, MD, AmeriCorps Member 2007 – 2008

Claire Edelen, AIA, LEED AP BD+C - Architect