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

 Sharon Manana  Executive Assistant

Sharon Manana
Executive Assistant

 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
  •  Sharon Manana  Executive Assistant
  •  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
  • Sharon Manana
    Executive Assistant

    • 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  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
  •  Sharon Manana  Executive Assistant
  •  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
 Sharon Manana  Executive Assistant

Sharon Manana
Executive Assistant

  • 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