Commonwealth Architects

About Commonwealth Architects

Commonwealth Architects has provided a full range of architectural and interior architectural services since the firm was founded in 1999. Headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, we offer a diversity of services, including Architecture, Interior Design and Tenant Services, Historic Preservation, Master Planning, and Urban Planning.

We are well-known for our adaptive reuse and infill construction experience, but have also been recognized for our outstanding and creative new construction expertise that help to develop thriving communities from the ground up. Our passion and commitment to the built environment fosters innovative solutions in multiple markets. Our award-winning structures do not serve a single purpose – they create communities, foster future economic growth, and contribute to a larger vision for how people will work, live, and play.


Core Values

INTEGRITY: Do what’s right, not what’s easy – always!

VISION: Creating vision through perceptive listening, thoughtful guidance, collaboration and innovation.

PASSION: Love what we do, do what we love.

Core Focus

Purpose/Cause/Passion:  Improving Community.  Big enough to deliver, small enough to care.

Our Niche: Delivering the right solution.

In addition, Commonwealth Architects is committed to sustainable design and encourages all clients to explore opportunities to include elements of green architecture and sustainable materials throughout the design process. As a result, most of our senior architects are LEED Accredited Professionals. It is our belief that sustainable architecture contributes to healthier communities. After all, building community by strengthening the fabric of the built environment where people live and work is a hallmark of our work.

Commonwealth Architects is a small business under the following NAICS codes: 541310 (Architectural Services), 541320 (Landscape Architectural Services), 541410 (Interior Design Services). We are also a certified Small, Woman and Minority-Owned (SWaM) business by the Commonwealth of Virginia.

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