Horton Harper Architects is a contemporary American architecture studio led by Westleigh Harper and Michael Horton. Founded in 2011, the firm's efforts are focused on the creation of novel, yet contextual and program centered constructs. Their work has been recognized & exhibited for design excellence, most recently in Washington DC as part of the American Institute of Architect’s Emerging Professionals Exhibit.  The practice is currently involved in a wide range of custom residential, multifamily and mixed-use projects. 

Michael V. Horton 

Michael Horton is principal and co-founder of Horton Harper Architects and a licensed architect in the State of Ohio. He has previously served as Adjunct Professor at Kent State University where he taught undergraduate design studios.  Mr. Horton has lectured at the Cleveland Urban Design Collaborative and served as a guest speaker for the American Institute of Architect's Cleveland Chapter.  He is a graduate of Kent State University where he earned his Bachelor of Architecture and Bachelor of Science in Architecture.

Westleigh Harper

Westleigh Harper, principal and co-founder, has lectured at the Cleveland Urban Design Collaborative and served as guest design critic at KSU’s College of Architecture and Environmental Design, while also acting as Adjunct Professor at Ursuline College's Department of Historic Preservation. He is a graduate of Kent State University where he earned a Bachelor of Architecture and Bachelor of Science in Architecture.