Our Team

 Mel Price  Principal

Mel Price
Principal

 Thom White  Principal

Thom White
Principal

 Peter Johnston  Urban Designer | Industrial Designer

Peter Johnston
Urban Designer | Industrial Designer

Erin YoungArchitect | Project Manager

Erin Young
Architect | Project Manager

 John Stephens Architect | Project Manager

John Stephens
Architect | Project Manager

 Jacob Combee  Architect | Project Manager

Jacob Combee
Architect | Project Manager

Ali AllredInterior Designer | Project Manager

Ali Allred
Interior Designer | Project Manager

 Robert Crawshaw  Architect | Project Manager

Robert Crawshaw
Architect | Project Manager

 Zachary Robinson  Architectural Designer | Urban Designer

Zachary Robinson
Architectural Designer | Urban Designer

 Sam Bowling Architect | Project Manager

Sam Bowling
Architect | Project Manager

Kallie McCandlessArchitectural Designer

Kallie McCandless
Architectural Designer

Corrie WilcoxArchitectural Designer

Corrie Wilcox
Architectural Designer

Aria HillArchitectural Intern

Aria Hill
Architectural Intern

Erin HostetlerArchitectural Designer

Erin Hostetler
Architectural Designer

 Ross Cannon Senior Planner | Urban Designer

Ross Cannon
Senior Planner | Urban Designer

Stacey CrawshawGraphic Designer | Marketing Coordinator

Stacey Crawshaw
Graphic Designer | Marketing Coordinator

 Beth White  Studio Manager | Marketing Coordinator

Beth White
Studio Manager | Marketing Coordinator

 Sharon Manana  Executive Assistant | Education Consultant

Sharon Manana
Executive Assistant | Education Consultant

 Ray Gindroz  Urban Design Consultant

Ray Gindroz
Urban Design Consultant

  •  Mel Price  Principal
  •  Thom White  Principal
  •  Peter Johnston  Urban Designer | Industrial Designer
  • Erin YoungArchitect | Project Manager
  •  John Stephens Architect | Project Manager
  •  Jacob Combee  Architect | Project Manager
  • Ali AllredInterior Designer | Project Manager
  •  Robert Crawshaw  Architect | Project Manager
  •  Zachary Robinson  Architectural Designer | Urban Designer
  •  Sam Bowling Architect | Project Manager
  • Kallie McCandlessArchitectural Designer
  • Corrie WilcoxArchitectural Designer
  • Aria HillArchitectural Intern
  • Erin HostetlerArchitectural Designer
  •  Ross Cannon Senior Planner | Urban Designer
  • Stacey CrawshawGraphic Designer | Marketing Coordinator
  •  Beth White  Studio Manager | Marketing Coordinator
  •  Sharon Manana  Executive Assistant | Education Consultant
  •  Ray Gindroz  Urban Design Consultant
  • Mel Price
    Principal

    • Bachelor of Architecture, University of Notre Dame
    • AIA, NCARB, LEED AP
    • DEB certified
    • State of Virginia Board for Architects, Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, Certified Interior Designers and Landscape Architects (APELSCIDLA)
    • Past Chair, AIA National Small Firm Exchange
    • Vice Chair, The Elizabeth River Trail Foundation
    • Vice Chair, Greater Norfolk Corporation
    • 2nd Chair, Downtown Norfolk Council
    • LEAD Virginia
    • Norfolk Forum, Board of Directors
    • City of Norfolk Design Review, Past Member
    • Re:Vision Norfolk, Founding Member

    Mobile: (757) 472-9342
    E-mail: mel@wparch.com
  • Thom White
    Principal

    • Bachelor of Architecture, Cum Laude, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
    • AIA, NCARB
    • VA, NC, MD Licensed Architect
    • DEB Certified
    • Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums Member
    • Association for Learning Environments Member
    • 2012 Roy Badgley Distinguished Service Award
    • 2011 AIA Virginia Emerging Leaders in Architecture
    • Founding Member and former Director of Re:Vision Norfolk
    • Board of Directors, Hermitage Museum and Gardens
    • Gardens & Grounds Committee, Hermitage Museum and Gardens
    • Black Rock City, Lead Artist

    Mobile: (757) 589-8281
    E-mail: thom@wparch.com
  • Peter Johnston
    Urban Designer | Industrial Designer

    • Bachelor of Science in Industrial Design, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
    • DEB Certified
    • Downtown Norfolk Council: Complete Streets Committee Member
    • Founding Board Member of the Friends of the Elizabeth River Trail Foundation
    • Former Board Member, Downtown Norfolk Council
    • Elizabeth River Trail, Master Planning Committee

    Mobile: (757) 321-1509
    E-mail: peter@wparch.com
  • Erin Young
    Architect | Project Manager

    • Bachelor of Architecture, Summa Cum Laude, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
    • AIA
    • VA Licensed Architect
    • DEB Certified
    • AIGA Member

    Mobile: (757) 389-6843
    E-mail: erin@wparch.com
  • John Stephens
    Architect | Project Manager

    • Bachelor of Architecture, Cum Laude & Minor in Urban Affairs and Planning, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
    • AIA, NCARB, LEED AP
    • DEB Certified
    • Member of Re:Vision Norfolk
    • Hampton Roads Runners
    • Tidewater Striders
    • Saint Paul’s Place Condominium Association – Past President

    Mobile: (757) 639-0710
    E-mail: john@wparch.com
  • Jacob Combee
    Architect | Project Manager

    • Bachelor of Architecture, Magna Cum Laude, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
    • AIA, NCARB
    • DEB Certified
    • VHDA Universal Design Certificate
    • EarthCraft Virginia Building Professional Training
    • Hampton Roads AIA, Tap Into Design Committee Chair
    • AIA Virginia Emerging Leaders in Architecture, 2018
    • Norfolk Preservation Collective Board Member
    • AO Eames Modern Classic 2017, Winner

    Mobile: (804) 516-9100
    E-mail: jacob@wparch.com
  • Ali Allred
    Interior Designer | Project Manager

    • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design, Honors, The Art Institute of Virginia Beach (AiVB); branch of Atlanta, Georgia
    • Certified Interior Designer (CID), Commonwealth of Virginia
    • NCIDQ, IIDA
    • Past President and Graphics Committee Member, The Commercial Interior Design Association; Virginia |West Virginia Chapter (IIDA VA|WV)
    • Allied Organization Leadership Committee Member, Young Architects Forum (AIA — yaf757)
    • Professional Volunteer, AiVB
    • Former VP of Sponsorship, The Commercial Interior Design Association; Virginia |West Virginia Chapter (IIDA VA|WV)
    • Past Board Member, Women in Design | Hampton Roads (AIA | WiDHR)
    • Co-Founder and Former Vice President of AiVB Student Chapter, Association of Interior Designers of Virginia (ASID)
    • Co-Founder and Former President of AiVB Student Center, The Commercial Interior Design Association; Virginia |West Virginia Chapter (IIDA VA|WV)

    Mobile: (757) 241-5768
    E-mail: alison@wparch.com
  • Robert Crawshaw
    Architect | Project Manager

    • Bachelor of Architecture, Hampton University
    • AIA
    • DEB Certified
    • AIGA Member
    • Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums Member
    • 2016 AIA Virginia — Emerging Leaders in Architecture

    Mobile: (757) 287-3236
    E-mail: rob@wparch.com
  • Zachary Robinson
    Architectural Designer | Urban Designer

    • Master of Urban Design, University of Miami
    • Master of Architecture, Hampton University
    • Associate AIA
    • Young Architects Forum Member
    • AIA Virginia Emerging Leaders in Architecture, 2020
    • Downtown Norfolk Council — Downtown 100 Member
    • National Organization of Minority Architects (NOMA) Member

    Mobile: (347) 743-5345
    E-mail: zach@wparch.com
  • Sam Bowling
    Architect | Project Manager

    • Master In Architecture, Kansas State University
    • AIA, NCARB
    • VA, DC Licensed Architect
    • USGBC Member
    • Emerging Leader, Design Futures Council

    Mobile: (757) 897-6840
    E-mail: sam@wparch.com
  • Kallie McCandless
    Architectural Designer

    • Bachelor of Architecture, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
    • Associate AIA
    Mobile: (301) 643-9109
    E-mail: kallie@wparch.com
  • Corrie Wilcox
    Architectural Designer

    • Bachelor of Architecture, University of Arizona
    • CAPLA Cum Laude with Honors Distinction
    • Associate AIA
    • NCARB

    Mobile: (757) 472-6964
    E-mail: corrie@wparch.com
  • Aria Hill
    Architectural Intern

    • Bachelor of Architecture, Cum Laude, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
    • Bachelor of Science, Mathematics, Cum Laude, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
    • Master of Architecture Candidate, Harvard University (2022-24)
    • Associate AIA
    • Associate NOMA

    Mobile: (757) 773-2015
    E-mail: aria@wparch.com
  • Erin Hostetler
    Architectural Designer

    • Bachelor of Architecture, Magna Cum Laude, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
    • Associate AIA
    Mobile: (540) 236-4683
    E-mail: erin.hostetler@wparch.com
  • Ross Cannon
    Senior Planner | Urban Designer

    • Bachelor of Arts in Urban Affairs & Planning, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

    Mobile: (757) 615-1163
    E-mail: ross@wparch.com
  • Stacey Crawshaw
    Graphic Designer | Marketing Coordinator

    • Bachelor of Fine Arts: Communication Design, Magna Cum Laude, Virginia Commonwealth University
    • Associate of Applied Science: Graphic Design, Magna Cum Laude, Tidewater Community College
    • Associate of Art: Fine Art, Magna Cum Laude, Tidewater Community College
    • AIGA Member
    • Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums Member
    • Destination Imagination Virginia, State Board member and Affiliate Co-Challenge Master

    • Mobile: (757) 570-3425
      E-mail: stacey@wparch.com
  • Beth White
    Studio Manager | Marketing Coordinator

    • Bachelor of Science, Anthropology, Radford University
    • Master of Education, Old Dominion University

    Mobile: (757) 575-4613
    E-mail: beth@wparch.com
  • Sharon Manana
    Executive Assistant | Education Consultant

    • Bachelor of Science, Early Childhood Education, Old Dominion University
    • President of the Early Childhood Education Organization, Old Dominion University 2008-2010
    • Chairperson for the Dean’s Advisory Council Committee, 2010
    • Virginia Child Care Association Member, 2018-2019

    Mobile: (571) 247-7825
    E-mail: sharon@wparch.com
  • Ray Gindroz
    Urban Design Consultant

    • Bachelor and Master of Architecture degrees with honors from Carnegie Mellon University: 1963, 1965
    • Diploma from Centro per gli Studi di Architettura, A. Palladio, Vicenza, Italy: 1963
    • Co-founder and Co-Managing Principal of Urban Design Associates: 1964–2007
    • Principal Emeritus, Urban Design Associates: 2007–present
    • Fulbright Grant for Research in Italy, 1965–66
    • Fellow of the American Institute of Architects (FAIA) 2000
    • Past-Chair of the AIA Committee on Design, 1998
    • Past-Chair of the Congress for the New Urbanism, 2008–2010
    • Chair of CNU Task Force for Collaboration with HUD on the HOPE VI Program, 1996–1998
    • Past Chair of the Seaside Institute, 2006–2010
    • Co-founder of the Seaside Pienza Institute, 2003
    • Board Member, Institute of Classical Architecture and Art, 2000-2010
    • Seaside Prize recipient for Innovation in Revitalizing Inner City Neighborhoods and Transforming Public Housing Projects into Mixed Income Neighborhoods
    • Clem Labine Award for Humane Urbanism, 2010
    • Senior Fellow, The Prince’s Foundation for the Built Enviroment, London, 2005–2010
    • Teaching: Yale University Graduate School of Architecture, 1968–1988; Carnegie Mellon University, 1966–69; 1972–76; Hampton University, 2008–present
    • International publications include: The Urban Design Handbook (Norton), The Architectural Pattern Book (Norton), Pages from a Sketchbook, The Place of Dwelling (Princes Foundation) and HOPE VI design guidelines (HUD)
    • Exhibits of Drawings: Libreria Bocca, Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, Milan, Italy: 2003; Galerie Christian Siret, Palais Royal, Paris: 2004, 2007; Palazzo Piccolomini, Pienza, Italy; Palm Beach Preservation Foundation, Palm Beach, 2008; Chrysler Museum, 2010
  •  Mel Price  Principal
  •  Thom White  Principal
  •  Peter Johnston  Urban Designer | Industrial Designer
  • Erin YoungArchitect | Project Manager
  •  John Stephens Architect | Project Manager
  •  Jacob Combee  Architect | Project Manager
  • Ali AllredInterior Designer | Project Manager
  •  Robert Crawshaw  Architect | Project Manager
  •  Zachary Robinson  Architectural Designer | Urban Designer
  •  Sam Bowling Architect | Project Manager
  • Kallie McCandlessArchitectural Designer
  • Corrie WilcoxArchitectural Designer
  • Aria HillArchitectural Intern
  • Erin HostetlerArchitectural Designer
  •  Ross Cannon Senior Planner | Urban Designer
  • Stacey CrawshawGraphic Designer | Marketing Coordinator
  •  Beth White  Studio Manager | Marketing Coordinator
  •  Sharon Manana  Executive Assistant | Education Consultant
  •  Ray Gindroz  Urban Design Consultant

For Business Development inquiries, please contact Mel Price or Sharon Manana.

Our Team

 Mel Price  Principal

Mel Price
Principal

  • Bachelor of Architecture, University of Notre Dame
  • AIA, NCARB, LEED AP
  • DEB certified
  • State of Virginia Board for Architects, Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, Certified Interior Designers and Landscape Architects (APELSCIDLA)
  • Past Chair, AIA National Small Firm Exchange
  • Vice Chair, The Elizabeth River Trail Foundation
  • Vice Chair, Greater Norfolk Corporation
  • 2nd Chair, Downtown Norfolk Council
  • LEAD Virginia
  • Norfolk Forum, Board of Directors
  • City of Norfolk Design Review, Past Member
  • Re:Vision Norfolk, Founding Member

Mobile: (757) 472-9342
E-mail: mel@wparch.com
 Thom White  Principal

Thom White
Principal

  • Bachelor of Architecture, Cum Laude, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • AIA, NCARB
  • VA, NC, MD Licensed Architect
  • DEB Certified
  • Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums Member
  • Association for Learning Environments Member
  • 2012 Roy Badgley Distinguished Service Award
  • 2011 AIA Virginia Emerging Leaders in Architecture
  • Founding Member and former Director of Re:Vision Norfolk
  • Board of Directors, Hermitage Museum and Gardens
  • Gardens & Grounds Committee, Hermitage Museum and Gardens
  • Black Rock City, Lead Artist

Mobile: (757) 589-8281
E-mail: thom@wparch.com
 Peter Johnston   Urban Designer | Industrial Designer

Peter Johnston
Urban Designer | Industrial Designer

  • Bachelor of Science in Industrial Design, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • DEB Certified
  • Downtown Norfolk Council: Complete Streets Committee Member
  • Founding Board Member of the Friends of the Elizabeth River Trail Foundation
  • Former Board Member, Downtown Norfolk Council
  • Elizabeth River Trail, Master Planning Committee

Mobile: (757) 321-1509
E-mail: peter@wparch.com
Erin YoungArchitect | Project Manager

Erin Young
Architect | Project Manager

  • Bachelor of Architecture, Summa Cum Laude, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • AIA
  • VA Licensed Architect
  • DEB Certified
  • AIGA Member

Mobile: (757) 389-6843
E-mail: erin@wparch.com
 John Stephens  Architect | Project Manager

John Stephens
Architect | Project Manager

  • Bachelor of Architecture, Cum Laude & Minor in Urban Affairs and Planning, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • AIA, NCARB, LEED AP
  • DEB Certified
  • Member of Re:Vision Norfolk
  • Hampton Roads Runners
  • Tidewater Striders
  • Saint Paul’s Place Condominium Association – Past President

Mobile: (757) 639-0710
E-mail: john@wparch.com
 Jacob Combee   Architect | Project Manager

Jacob Combee
Architect | Project Manager

  • Bachelor of Architecture, Magna Cum Laude, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • AIA, NCARB
  • DEB Certified
  • VHDA Universal Design Certificate
  • EarthCraft Virginia Building Professional Training
  • Hampton Roads AIA, Tap Into Design Committee Chair
  • AIA Virginia Emerging Leaders in Architecture, 2018
  • Norfolk Preservation Collective Board Member
  • AO Eames Modern Classic 2017, Winner

Mobile: (804) 516-9100
E-mail: jacob@wparch.com
Ali AllredInterior Designer | Project Manager

Ali Allred
Interior Designer | Project Manager

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design, Honors, The Art Institute of Virginia Beach (AiVB); branch of Atlanta, Georgia
  • Certified Interior Designer (CID), Commonwealth of Virginia
  • NCIDQ, IIDA
  • Past President and Graphics Committee Member, The Commercial Interior Design Association; Virginia |West Virginia Chapter (IIDA VA|WV)
  • Allied Organization Leadership Committee Member, Young Architects Forum (AIA — yaf757)
  • Professional Volunteer, AiVB
  • Former VP of Sponsorship, The Commercial Interior Design Association; Virginia |West Virginia Chapter (IIDA VA|WV)
  • Past Board Member, Women in Design | Hampton Roads (AIA | WiDHR)
  • Co-Founder and Former Vice President of AiVB Student Chapter, Association of Interior Designers of Virginia (ASID)
  • Co-Founder and Former President of AiVB Student Center, The Commercial Interior Design Association; Virginia |West Virginia Chapter (IIDA VA|WV)

Mobile: (757) 241-5768
E-mail: alison@wparch.com
 Robert Crawshaw   Architect | Project Manager

Robert Crawshaw
Architect | Project Manager

  • Bachelor of Architecture, Hampton University
  • AIA
  • DEB Certified
  • AIGA Member
  • Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums Member
  • 2016 AIA Virginia — Emerging Leaders in Architecture

Mobile: (757) 287-3236
E-mail: rob@wparch.com
 Zachary Robinson   Architectural Designer | Urban Designer

Zachary Robinson
Architectural Designer | Urban Designer

  • Master of Urban Design, University of Miami
  • Master of Architecture, Hampton University
  • Associate AIA
  • Young Architects Forum Member
  • AIA Virginia Emerging Leaders in Architecture, 2020
  • Downtown Norfolk Council — Downtown 100 Member
  • National Organization of Minority Architects (NOMA) Member

Mobile: (347) 743-5345
E-mail: zach@wparch.com
 Sam Bowling  Architect | Project Manager

Sam Bowling
Architect | Project Manager

  • Master In Architecture, Kansas State University
  • AIA, NCARB
  • VA, DC Licensed Architect
  • USGBC Member
  • Emerging Leader, Design Futures Council

Mobile: (757) 897-6840
E-mail: sam@wparch.com
Kallie McCandlessArchitectural Designer

Kallie McCandless
Architectural Designer

Corrie WilcoxArchitectural Designer

Corrie Wilcox
Architectural Designer

  • Bachelor of Architecture, University of Arizona
  • CAPLA Cum Laude with Honors Distinction
  • Associate AIA
  • NCARB

Mobile: (757) 472-6964
E-mail: corrie@wparch.com
Aria HillArchitectural Intern

Aria Hill
Architectural Intern

  • Bachelor of Architecture, Cum Laude, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • Bachelor of Science, Mathematics, Cum Laude, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • Master of Architecture Candidate, Harvard University (2022-24)
  • Associate AIA
  • Associate NOMA

Mobile: (757) 773-2015
E-mail: aria@wparch.com
Erin HostetlerArchitectural Designer

Erin Hostetler
Architectural Designer

  • Bachelor of Architecture, Magna Cum Laude, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • Associate AIA
Mobile: (540) 236-4683
E-mail: erin.hostetler@wparch.com
 Ross Cannon Senior Planner | Urban Designer

Ross Cannon
Senior Planner | Urban Designer

  • Bachelor of Arts in Urban Affairs & Planning, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Mobile: (757) 615-1163
E-mail: ross@wparch.com
Stacey CrawshawGraphic Designer | Marketing Coordinator

Stacey Crawshaw
Graphic Designer | Marketing Coordinator

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts: Communication Design, Magna Cum Laude, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Associate of Applied Science: Graphic Design, Magna Cum Laude, Tidewater Community College
  • Associate of Art: Fine Art, Magna Cum Laude, Tidewater Community College
  • AIGA Member
  • Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums Member
  • Destination Imagination Virginia, State Board member and Affiliate Co-Challenge Master

  • Mobile: (757) 570-3425
    E-mail: stacey@wparch.com
 Beth White  Studio Manager | Marketing Coordinator

Beth White
Studio Manager | Marketing Coordinator

  • Bachelor of Science, Anthropology, Radford University
  • Master of Education, Old Dominion University

Mobile: (757) 575-4613
E-mail: beth@wparch.com
 Sharon Manana  Executive Assistant | Education Consultant

Sharon Manana
Executive Assistant | Education Consultant

  • Bachelor of Science, Early Childhood Education, Old Dominion University
  • President of the Early Childhood Education Organization, Old Dominion University 2008-2010
  • Chairperson for the Dean’s Advisory Council Committee, 2010
  • Virginia Child Care Association Member, 2018-2019

Mobile: (571) 247-7825
E-mail: sharon@wparch.com
 Ray Gindroz  Urban Design Consultant

Ray Gindroz
Urban Design Consultant

  • Bachelor and Master of Architecture degrees with honors from Carnegie Mellon University: 1963, 1965
  • Diploma from Centro per gli Studi di Architettura, A. Palladio, Vicenza, Italy: 1963
  • Co-founder and Co-Managing Principal of Urban Design Associates: 1964–2007
  • Principal Emeritus, Urban Design Associates: 2007–present
  • Fulbright Grant for Research in Italy, 1965–66
  • Fellow of the American Institute of Architects (FAIA) 2000
  • Past-Chair of the AIA Committee on Design, 1998
  • Past-Chair of the Congress for the New Urbanism, 2008–2010
  • Chair of CNU Task Force for Collaboration with HUD on the HOPE VI Program, 1996–1998
  • Past Chair of the Seaside Institute, 2006–2010
  • Co-founder of the Seaside Pienza Institute, 2003
  • Board Member, Institute of Classical Architecture and Art, 2000-2010
  • Seaside Prize recipient for Innovation in Revitalizing Inner City Neighborhoods and Transforming Public Housing Projects into Mixed Income Neighborhoods
  • Clem Labine Award for Humane Urbanism, 2010
  • Senior Fellow, The Prince’s Foundation for the Built Enviroment, London, 2005–2010
  • Teaching: Yale University Graduate School of Architecture, 1968–1988; Carnegie Mellon University, 1966–69; 1972–76; Hampton University, 2008–present
  • International publications include: The Urban Design Handbook (Norton), The Architectural Pattern Book (Norton), Pages from a Sketchbook, The Place of Dwelling (Princes Foundation) and HOPE VI design guidelines (HUD)
  • Exhibits of Drawings: Libreria Bocca, Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, Milan, Italy: 2003; Galerie Christian Siret, Palais Royal, Paris: 2004, 2007; Palazzo Piccolomini, Pienza, Italy; Palm Beach Preservation Foundation, Palm Beach, 2008; Chrysler Museum, 2010

For Business Development inquiries, please contact Mel Price or Sharon Manana.

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