About Donovan

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We believe community is vital. 

Since our establishment in 2006, we have focused our energy on the creation of quality, sustainable, multi-family housing communities. Our firm has grown from an office of 2 to a group of 17 dedicated professionals who share a common focus.

Donovan Architects is a full-service architectural firm. Design initiatives are centered on pragmatic, occupant focused, artistically meaningful, contextual, and sustainable built environments.

Donovan Architects was established as an architectural practice specializing in sustainable multi-family housing design. To date, we have completed designs for over 100 multi-family housing properties, and over 6,600 sustainable units.

Awards & Recognition

2023 Keystone Awards: Overall Excellence –
Willows at Landisville

Presented by: Pennsylvania Apartment Association (PAA)

2023 FAME Awards –
Cornerstone at Branchburg

Presented by: Shore Builder’s Association of Central Jersey

2022 Leading Innovative Economic Development Award –
Retail Diversity Business Incubator in Camden

Presented by: The New Jersey Housing Conference

2022 Excellence in Construction Award –
Rafael Porrata-Doria Place

Presented by: Associated Builders and Contractors

2022 Montgomery Award –
The Willows at East Greenville

Presented by: Montgomery County, NJ

2021 Outstanding Business and Beautification Awards:
Outstanding Civic, Community, Non-Profit Organization –
Speitel Commons

Presented by: Ocean City Chamber of Commerce

2021 Best of Apartment Living Awards: Platinum, Gold, and Silver –
Carriage Works, Willow Run, and Reliance Crossing (respectively)

Presented by: Pennsylvania Apartment Association (PAA)

2021 RESNET Award –
Willows at Whitehouse Station

Presented by: The Residential Energy Services Network

2018 Preservation Achievement Awards: Grand Jury Award –
Maple Mount Vernon

Presented by: Philadelphia Preservation Alliance

2011 NJ Future Smart Growth Award – 
Bailey Corner

Presented by: New Jersey Future

2010 AIA Philadelphia Honor Award: Built Category –
Pentecostal Square

Presented by: The AIA Philadelphia

2008 NJCDC Award of Excellence –

Presented by: The New Jersey Community Development Corporation

2008 NAHRO Award of Excellence –
Speakman Place

Presented by: The National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials

Our Capabilities
Architectural Design
Site Planning
Interior Design