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Ed is a distinguished architect with a reputation for design excellence. Since 1980 he has gained invaluable experience in the profession, benefitting his practice, clients, the community, and the architecture profession. Ed is licensed in seven states and is NCARB certified. His work has transcended architecture in the commercial, healthcare, and hospitality market sectors throughout the region. His work has led to numerous design awards and significant commissions.

Ed has collaborated with regional and national design firms contributing to the quality of architecture in Las Vegas. His hospitality project designs have changed the city skyline and provided unique visitor experiences and competitiveness for his clients. His design for healthcare projects incorporates evidence-based design, holistic design, and the latest in patient care practices. Ed is at the forefront of commercial office design leading the way for sustainable, technologically advanced planning and design of Class A and Industrial office campuses of the future.


-Bachelor of Architecture, NDSU
-Foreign Study, Western Europe
-Bachelor of Arts, NDSU


-National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP)
-Past Vice President and Board Trustee, Lied Discovery Children’s Museum
-Past Executive Board Member, Boy Scouts of America
-Past Nevada State Coordinator, NCARB’s Intern Development Program

Edward A. Vance, RA

Founder & CEO | Principal


-2019, Chancellor, AIA College of Fellows
-2018, Vice Chancellor, AIA College of Fellows
-2017, Secretary, AIA College of Fellows
-2014, AIA WMR Silver Medal
-2014, Elected to AIA College of Fellows
-2012, Richard Upjohn Fellow
-2006, AIA Nevada Silver Medal
-2001, AIA Nevada Service Award
-2001, President AIA Nevada
-1999, President AIA Las Vegas
-1998, AIA NV Young Architect Citation


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