Our Team

 Mel Price  Principal

Mel Price
Principal

 Thom White  Principal

Thom White
Principal

 Peter Johnston  Associate | Urban Designer | Industrial Designer

Peter Johnston
Associate | 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

 Zachary Robinson  Architectural Designer | Urban Designer

Zachary Robinson
Architectural Designer | Urban Designer

Ali AllredInterior Designer | Project Manager

Ali Allred
Interior Designer | Project Manager

 Robert Crawshaw  Architect | Project Manager

Robert Crawshaw
Architect | Project Manager

 Sam Bowling Architect | Project Manager

Sam Bowling
Architect | Project Manager

Stacey CrawshawGraphic Designer

Stacey Crawshaw
Graphic Designer

 Ross Cannon Urban Designer | Graphic Illustrator

Ross Cannon
Urban Designer | Graphic Illustrator

 Beth White  Marketing

Beth White
Marketing

 Rick Alexander  Business Development

Rick Alexander
Business Development

 Ray Gindroz  Urban Design Consultant

Ray Gindroz
Urban Design Consultant

  •  Mel Price  Principal
  •  Thom White  Principal
  •  Peter Johnston  Associate | Urban Designer | Industrial Designer
  • Erin YoungArchitect | Project Manager
  •  John Stephens Architect | Project Manager
  •  Jacob Combee  Architect | Project Manager
  •  Zachary Robinson  Architectural Designer | Urban Designer
  • Ali AllredInterior Designer | Project Manager
  •  Robert Crawshaw  Architect | Project Manager
  •  Sam Bowling Architect | Project Manager
  • Stacey CrawshawGraphic Designer
  •  Ross Cannon Urban Designer | Graphic Illustrator
  •  Beth White  Marketing
  •  Rick Alexander  Business Development
  •  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
    • Friends of the Elizabeth River Trail Foundation, Executive Board of Directors
    • Greater Norfolk Corporation, Executive Board of Directors
    • Downtown Norfolk Council, Executive Board of Directors
    • Norfolk Forum, Board of Directors
    • City of Norfolk Design Review, Past Member
    • Norfolk Public Libraries, Board of Trustees, Past Member
    • Re:Vision Norfolk, Founding Member & Treasurer
    • Roy Badgley Distinguished Service Award Recipient, 2017

    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
    Associate | Urban Designer | Industrial Designer

    • Bachelor of Science in Industrial Design, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
    • 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
    • DEB Certified

    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, NCARB
    • VA Licensed Architect
    • AIGA, The Professional Association For Design, 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
    • Hampton Roads Chapter of the American Institute of Architects
    • 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

    • AIA, NCARB
    • Bachelor of Architecture, Magna Cum Laude, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
    • VHDA Universal Design Certificate
    • EarthCraft Virginia Building Professional Training
    • DEB Certified
    • 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
  • 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
  • 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
    • President Elect 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

    • AIA
    • DEB Certified
    • Bachelor of Architecture , Hampton University
    • American Institute of Graphic Arts Member
    • 2016 AIA Virginia — Emerging Leaders in Architecture

    Mobile: (757) 287-3236
    E-mail: rob@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
  • Stacey Crawshaw
    Graphic Designer

    • 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, The Professional Association for Design, Member
    • Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums Member
    • Destination Imagination Virginia, State Board member and Affiliate Co-Challenge Master
    • Staff Volunteer for Hampton Roads Morning of Hope
    • Volunteer for Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing

    Mobile: (757) 570-3425
    E-mail: stacey@wparch.com
  • Ross Cannon
    Urban Designer | Graphic Illustrator

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

    Mobile: (757) 615-1163
    E-mail: ross@wparch.com
  • Beth White
    Marketing

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

    Mobile: (757) 575-4613
    E-mail: beth@wparch.com
  • Rick Alexander
    Business Development

    • Bachelor of Fine Arts, Graphic Communications, Old Dominion University
    • Member Urban Land Institute
    • Veteran, United States Navy Aviator
    • Drum Major, Tidewater Pipes & Drums
    • Member HRACRE

    Mobile: (757) 692-8162
    E-mail: rick@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  Associate | Urban Designer | Industrial Designer
  • Erin YoungArchitect | Project Manager
  •  John Stephens Architect | Project Manager
  •  Jacob Combee  Architect | Project Manager
  •  Zachary Robinson  Architectural Designer | Urban Designer
  • Ali AllredInterior Designer | Project Manager
  •  Robert Crawshaw  Architect | Project Manager
  •  Sam Bowling Architect | Project Manager
  • Stacey CrawshawGraphic Designer
  •  Ross Cannon Urban Designer | Graphic Illustrator
  •  Beth White  Marketing
  •  Rick Alexander  Business Development
  •  Ray Gindroz  Urban Design Consultant

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
  • Friends of the Elizabeth River Trail Foundation, Executive Board of Directors
  • Greater Norfolk Corporation, Executive Board of Directors
  • Downtown Norfolk Council, Executive Board of Directors
  • Norfolk Forum, Board of Directors
  • City of Norfolk Design Review, Past Member
  • Norfolk Public Libraries, Board of Trustees, Past Member
  • Re:Vision Norfolk, Founding Member & Treasurer
  • Roy Badgley Distinguished Service Award Recipient, 2017
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   Associate | Urban Designer | Industrial Designer

Peter Johnston
Associate | Urban Designer | Industrial Designer

  • Bachelor of Science in Industrial Design, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • 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
  • DEB Certified

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, NCARB
  • VA Licensed Architect
  • AIGA, The Professional Association For Design, Member

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

John Stephens
Senior 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
  • Hampton Roads Chapter of the American Institute of Architects
  • 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

  • AIA, NCARB
  • Bachelor of Architecture, Magna Cum Laude, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • VHDA Universal Design Certificate
  • EarthCraft Virginia Building Professional Training
  • DEB Certified
  • 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
 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
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
  • President Elect 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   Senior Architect | Project Manager

Robert Crawshaw
Senior Architect | Project Manager

  • AIA
  • DEB Certified
  • Bachelor of Architecture , Hampton University
  • American Institute of Graphic Arts Member
  • 2016 AIA Virginia — Emerging Leaders in Architecture

Mobile: (757) 287-3236
E-mail: rob@wparch.com
 Sam Bowling  Senior Architect | Project Manager

Sam Bowling
Senior 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
Stacey CrawshawGraphic Designer

Stacey Crawshaw
Graphic Designer

  • 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, The Professional Association for Design, Member
  • Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums Member
  • Destination Imagination Virginia, State Board member and Affiliate Co-Challenge Master
  • Staff Volunteer for Hampton Roads Morning of Hope
  • Volunteer for Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing

Mobile: (757) 570-3425
E-mail: stacey@wparch.com
 Ross Cannon Urban Designer | Graphic Illustrator

Ross Cannon
Urban Designer | Graphic Illustrator

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

Mobile: (757) 615-1163
E-mail: ross@wparch.com
 Beth White  Marketing

Beth White
Marketing

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

Mobile: (757) 575-4613
E-mail: beth@wparch.com
 Rick Alexander  Business Development

Rick Alexander
Business Development

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts, Graphic Communications, Old Dominion University
  • Member Urban Land Institute
  • Veteran, United States Navy Aviator
  • Drum Major, Tidewater Pipes & Drums
  • Member HRACRE

Mobile: (757) 692-8162
E-mail: rick@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