Douglas Crawford

Photo of Douglas Crawford standing in front of a brick wall
Adjunct Professor of Interior Architecture,
Interior Architecture Program


Douglas Crawford, AIA is an award winning architect whose professional work is focused on projects that are regionally relevant and site specific, while his academic interests relate to the intersection of digital methods within design pedagogy.  In 2018 he started his own architecture practice, Douglas Crawford Architect PLLC, in Washington, DC.  Previously he has worked as a designer at The Walt Disney Company, The Beck Group, and as an architect at Perkins & Will, amassing a portfolio of work across many project types and scales.  He is a LEED accredited professional and is involved with the DC chapter of the American Institute of Architects [AIA], having served as the chair of the Emerging Architects Committee and on the Board of Directors of AIA|DC.  


Current Outside Positions

Principal & Founder, Douglas Crawford Architect PLLC

Adjunct Professor, University of Maryland 



2020 Outstanding Teaching Award – University of Maryland, School of Architecture Planning & Preservation

2020 Young Architect Award – District of Columbia Council of Engineering and Architectural Societies

2019 Emerging Architect Award – American Institute of Architects, Washington, DC Chapter

2013 Architecture Design Honor Award – University of Florida

2013 Architecture Academic Achievement Award – University of Florida



Bachelor of Environmental Design in Architecture, North Carolina State University

Bachelor of Architecture, North Carolina State University

Post-Professional Master of Architecture, University of Florida


Professional Organizations