Community Image + Vision Implementation Through   Architecture    &     Development

Who Are We?


Judson A. Kline, FAIA, NCARB, LEED AP, an architect in practice over 40 years. With Herschman architects for 36 years as a partner and Vice President leading design and development for a variety of project and building types across the country.  Mr. Kline holds a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Miami University (Ohio). He has studied at the Architecture Association of the Royal Institute of British Architects in London and in Graduate Engineering Program of the Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland. He holds a National Council of Architectural Registration Board Certificate, licensed to practice in multiple states and a LEED Accredited Professional.


Mr. Kline serves as a Councilman in Orange Village, served on the Design Review Board from 2001 and chairs the Orange Sustainable Building Committee leading the authoring of the Orange Goes Green Certification Program for construction of residential, commercial and site development.


He is member of the American Institute of Architects, serving as the 2001 Cleveland and 2012 Ohio president, 2012 co-chair of the National Women In Architecture Committee and member of the 2011 and 12 AIA Diversity Council.


Mr Kline has served as the president of numerous organizations including the Greater Cleveland Real Estate Organization, the Rotary Club of Shaker Heights and the Orange Football Boosters Club. 


He serves as Chairman of the Advisory Board for the John Hay High School for Architecture and Design and Team leader for the ACE Mentors program at the New Tech Academy at East Tech High School in the Cleveland Municipal School District. He also serves on the Advisory Boards of the Virginia Marti College of Art and Design as well as the Cuyahoga Valley Career Center's CADD Program.


Mr. Kline is an Eagle Scout and serves on the Greater Cleveland Boy Scout Council Eagle Scout Award Recognition Committee.


His experience also includes a leadership role on the Sustainable Design, Materials and Manufacturing Work Group of the Sustainable Cleveland 2019 Initiative and served as a group chair for the International Council of Shopping Center's CenterBuild Planning Committee.


He has been an Adjunct Professor of Architecture and lecturer in the Kent State University College of Architecture and Environmental Design and has authored numerous articles along with being a speaker at national and local professional events.


In 2009, Mr. Kline was recognized by the American Institute of Architects with the Ohio Public Service Award and in 2011 was elevated to the Institute's College of Fellows.