Charles Piper

Charles understands and embraces the challenges of colleges and universities seeking to expand and enrich campus environments. He is skilled in master planning, building assessments, programming, and design for educational settings.

His decades of experience include the design of facilities for academics, the performing arts, athletics, and student life, including new buildings and modernization of iconic historic properties.

Charles believes that campus buildings should inspire students, faculty, and visitors; create vital connections; honor their setting and surrounding context; and enrich the educational experience.


Master of Architecture, University of Maryland, 1989

Bachelor of Science in Design, Clemson University, 1986


American Institute of Architects, Richmond Chapter    

American Institute of Architects, Virginia    

Virginia School Boards Association    

Society for College and University Planning

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