Emotive Architecture is a firm comprised of energetic designers.  Our mandate is to not just become another architecture firm but to have a positive affect on the built environment, both through direct contact with the user or indirectly through the positive integration of our buildings within the environment.  We believe that each project requires an individual response to their unique design requirements.  These requirements become opportunities for expressive/ creative/ aesthetic  solutions. 

Emotive Architecture is a firm that believes in engagement. Our objective is to inform the client of our process and how we infuse our creativity with their goals to achieve a more than successful end product.  Through education of our approach we hope to encourage the client to become creative thinkers in the process also.



  • Founder, Managing Partner


    Aubrey Jason Grant is the founding partner of Emotive Architecture and is responsible for the daily operations of the company, architectural design and consulting. The son of an architect, Aubrey has been influenced by architecture all his life. He entered college to pursue his ambition of becoming an architect, and after graduating at the top of his class, Aubrey spent the next 13 years working with prestigious firms, such as Lehman Smith McLeish and Eric Colbert & Associates in the Washington, DC area. During that time, he has had to wear multiple hats from designer to project manager. His experience is varied from Corporate Interiors to Multi-family residential units, ranging in size from 10 units to 377 units. His love of the profession is only complimented by his affinity for problem solving. At the helm of Emotive Architecture, Aubrey has overseen numerous single family residential renovations and additions, multi-family residential units, as well as interior architecture/remodels for notable apartment buildings. Aubrey is registered architect and a graduate of The Howard University School of Architecture.

  • Marketing Director


    Andre Bowen is the Marketing Direct for Emotive Architecture and is responsible for the marketing and visualization of emotive architecture design products. Andre works closely with clients to help create identities and presence whether for a design product or for the company itself. Andre is also the owner and Managing Partner of Vertigo Visual, specializing in architectural visualization and design content. He is a graduate of The Howard University School of Architecture.



    Keena Simon is Lead Design Associate, and is responsible for document coordination and quality control. With more than 15 years experience, Keena has brought her knowledge of design and construction to complement our team. She joined Emotive Architecture in 2013 and has been instrumental in providing project management and production of construction documents. Prior to joining Emotive Architecture, Keena’s worked on projects ranging from City Center DC Office & Apartment Rental Buildings, Algerian Chancery Reconstruction to the AFB Observation Tower. Keena has worked with clients ranging from WMATA, the Army Corps of Engineers, the World Bank Group, Library of Congress Architect of the Capitol and Marriot International. Keena is a graduate of The Catholic University of America.

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