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

Associate Principal / 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.


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)


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

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