Bio


Carol Freeman, AIA MBA
Senior Partner, Founder

Carol Freeman

Carol Freeman is Senior Partner and founder of Freeman Architecture.  Influenced by a ninth grade biology project to design a self supporting environment, Carol decided to study to become an architect.  She attended Kent State University, where she received a Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Architecture.  In the spring 1985 she participated in KSUs study abroad program in Florence and Rome then she spent the summer bouncing around Europe with a backpack and Eurail pass waking up in a different country many mornings.   After graduation in 1987, Carol moved to Baltimore and worked for various firms in the Baltimore area.  In 1998 while Carol was completing her MBA in marketing from University of Baltimore, she was invited to join WellSpan Health in York, PA to be their healthcare system architect.  She worked on healthcare projects alongside the senior leadership team expanding the physical presence of WellSpan Health throughout York and Adams County. She was responsible for the design of numerous projects including single room specialty treatment renovations to multi-million dollar expansions and new construction.  She managed projects from conceptual design for the capital budget process through user occupancy.  She concentrated on space utilization and staff efficiencies while developing the designs to create appropriate healing environments.  

After developing healthcare design studios at architectural firms in southern Pennsylvania and Baltimore, Maryland Carol founded Freeman Architecture in 2007.  FREEMAN ARCHITECTURE specializes in Healthcare, Commercial and Residential design.  Their clients include Baltimore Washington Medical Center, Bon Secours Health System, Chesapeake Urology Associates, Georgetown University Hospital, Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, MyCare Express, University of Maryland Medical Center along with others.  The firm is focused on providing quality design focusing on operational solutions while providing appropriate environments for patient care.

Carol is a registered architect in the State of Maryland, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and certified with National Council of Architectural Review Board, NCARB.  She is a member of the American Institute of Architects, Baltimore Chapter and regularly attends the lecture series and events throughout the community.  When she graduated from University of Baltimore she was initiated into the Sigma Iota Epsilon Honorary Management Fraternity and Mu Kappa Tau National Marketing Honor Society.  Each year Carol attends healthcare design conferences sponsored by The Center for Health Design, Healthcare Facilities Symposium & Expo and International Conference and Exhibition on Health Facility Planning, Design and Construction.

Carol lives in the Mayfield neighborhood with her husband, Mel and their West Highland terrier, McKenzey.  They enjoy traveling throughout the United States and Europe hoping to one day visit all fifty states and the seven continents.