Steve White, FAIA, LEED AP BD+C

Principal, Director of Washington DC

There is no doubt whatever about the influence of architecture and structure upon human character and action. We make our buildings and afterwards they make us. They regulate the course of our lives. – Winston Churchill


Steve has 25 years of experience designing contextually responsive civic, cultural, and private projects in urban environments. He has collaborated with a broad range of clients including local, state, and federal governments, such as the GSA and the Royal Norwegian Embassy; cultural organizations, such as the National Gallery of Art and the Smithsonian Institution; educational institutions including the Morehead Cain Foundation at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; corporate clients such as Navy Federal Credit Union; and private developers including JBGS, Boston Properties, and the Beijing-SCOMC. Steve is a National Peer for the GSA National Register of Peer Professionals, a certified expert witness for the DC Board of Zoning Adjustment, a member of the George Washington Chapter of Lambda Alpha, a LEED Accredited Professional since 2004, and was the 2015 President of the Washington, DC Chapter of the American Institute of Architects.