Greg Powe Bio
Gregory Powe, AIA, NCARB leads Powe Studio Architects. Greg brings more than 45 years of diverse architectural experience in design, project management, programming and planning.
In addition to project design and project management, Greg has served as Design Director for a major international development company and as Managing Principal of a number of regional offices of major national architecture and engineering firms, before opening his own studios in Washington, DC and Charlottesville, VA.
Greg is a strong advocate for impactful “contextual architecture”, buildings which not only creatively satisfy their internal needs but also positively contribute to their natural and built surroundings. Greg has particular expertise in the planning and design of complex urban mixed-use complexes. He has also facilitated numerous successful public private partnerships.
Greg is skilled at leading complex project teams and delivering complex mixed-use facilities, most notably directing the design of the 3.5 million square foot Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, DC.
Greg Powe’s clients have included commercial and residential real estate development companies, Federal & local government agencies, higher education institutions, cultural and religious organizations, not-for-profit associations, research institutions and foreign embassies.
Greg received his Bachelor of Architecture degree (with Distinction) from McGill University School of Architecture in Montreal. He is a licensed architect in Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia and is NCARB certified. Greg serves on the executive Board of the Central Virginia Regional Housing Partnership addressing solutions to the shortage of affordable housing in the Charlottesville region. Greg served as Charlottesville Chair of Mission Advancement for the Urban Land Institute Virginia (ULI) and was founding Co-Chair of the Greater Charlottesville Chamber’s Development Round Table (CADRe).