As managing partner at Union Studio, Douglas works directly with client leaders on a wide range of residential, institutional and civic projects throughout the US. With more than 22 years of experience across a broad range client and project types, Douglas brings a unique blend of business acumen, technical expertise and design skill to the projects and clients he serves. He has been the primary architect and Principal-in-Charge for many of the firm’s award winning sustainable communities, civic buildings, student housing and residences.
With the help of Douglas’ leadership, over the last 14 years, Union Studio has grown to 22 professionals and has earned a reputation regionally and nationally for bringing exceptional community design expertise and vision to complex projects throughout the country.
Douglas received his Bachelors of Architecture from Syracuse University where he graduated with Honors, and his Masters of Design Studies from Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design, where he focused his studies in real estate finance and business/strategic management. He is a LEED accredited architect, an active member of the Congress for the New Urbanism and is the past president of the Rhode Island Chapter of the American Institute of Architects.
Douglas is committed to enduring quality, social equity and lasting cultural value as the foundation of sustainable planning and design. He has spoken nationally on a variety of subjects and is committed to bringing lasting contributions to the clients and communities that Union Studio serves. Douglas holds professional licenses in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire and Oregon.