Ralph Cunningham, FAIA is a founding principal of Cunningham | Quill Architects, with over twenty years of experience in residential, infill, mixed-use, and commercial architecture. Prior to founding Cunningham | Quill Architects in 1996, Mr. Cunningham was Principal of Cunningham Architects in Takoma Park, Senior Associate at Cass & Associates Architects in Washington, and an Architect with Beyer Blinder Belle Architects in New York.
Mr. Cunningham has received numerous design awards, including over thirty awards from the American Institute of Architects. He was also elected to the AIA College of Fellows in the category of Design. Fewer than five percent of all AIA members have been recognized as Fellows.
Mr. Cunningham retains an active interest in academics, and has been a visiting critic at Catholic University, Howard University, Ohio State University, and Columbia University. He has also served the Washington, DC community as Chair of the Building and Grounds Committee and President of the Board of Trustees for Georgetown Day School. He is currently the Vice President of the Washington Architectural Foundation.