Commonwealth Architects
“Architects have both a responsibility and opportunity to create and enhance the built environment where we live, work, and play.”

Mitch Rowland, AIA

Director of Higher Education

Mitch joins the Commonwealth Architects team with over 30 years of architectural experience from the firm of Boynton Rothschild Rowland of which he was a founding partner. In his new role as Director of Higher Education, Mitch brings his extensive knowledge, passion, and experience to every project that he is a part of. His leadership and commitment to his craft are apparent in every conversation and every stage of planning no matter how big or small. He is a mentor and a leader in the field and a resource to both the firm and clients.

Memberships

American Institute of Architects Virginia:

Invest in the Future Task Force (2020)
Treasurer (2017-Present)
Finance Committee (2014-2015); Committee Chair (2017-Present)
By-Laws Task Group (2015-2016)
Board of Directors (2014-2015)
Government Affairs Committee (1982)

American Institute of Architects in Richmond:

President (2015)
Vice President/ President-Elect (2014)
Treasurer (2006-2013)
Board of Directors (2004-2005)
Honors and Awards Committee Co-Chair (2016); Committee Chair (2017)
Alice Lehman Sunday Prize Jury (2015-2019)
AIA Richmond Golf Committee (2015-2020); Committee Chair (2016,2020)
AIA James River CADD Committee Co-Chair (1987-1989)

Education

A.A.S. in Architecture – Northern Virginia Community College
A.A.S. in Civil Engineering – J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College

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