Philip M. Claggett AIA


After spending 5 years working in the construction industry during his undergraduate work at The Ohio State University Phil spent the following 10 years continuing his education and experience as an intern architect under Harden & Reid Architects Inc. in Newark Oh. Upon receiving his Ohio registration to practice Architecture in 1999 he has spent the last 18 years applying his practical architectural experience and hands on construction methods to numerous projects throughout Ohio. As the principal architect of Northpoint, he will oversee all aspects of the designs produced and will be responsible for In-house coordination as well as team coordination among all consultants. He will also be the primary contact with the client to ensure that the original conception and ultimate design meet the requirements / needs of the owner.

His common sense approach to business and architecture has played a vital role in the in the success of this company, as well as its clients.  Through his direction, Northpoint has developed programs to provide clients with assistance in problem solving, creative planning, and financial strategies, to uncover workable solutions.

Phil has always taken an active, innovative role in finding new solutions and establishing new industry standards.  He and this company strive to set architectural and construction examples with unique projects, created to meet not only our client’s programmatic objectives, but their budget, and schedule as well.

Professional Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Architecture, Ohio State University
  • Ohio Registered Architect No. OH 11947
  • Twenty five years architectural / construction experience

Associations & Affiliations

  • American Institute of Architects
  • Builders Industry Association, Licking County Chapter
  • Newark Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Ohio Better Business Bureau
  • City of Newark Planning Commission Member
  • City of Newark Board of Zoning Appeals
  • City of Newark Committee on Design and Preservation, CLG
  • City of Newark Property Maintenance Review Committee