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 in 2006 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.
Donovan Architects practices in New Jersey, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Maryland, and maintains memberships with the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the United States Green Building Council (USGBC), the International Code Council (ICC), and the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB).
The vast majority of these projects are certified energy efficient in design by EnergyStar and Enterprise Green Communities. Multiple communities have achieved LEED certification. Additionally, we have designed a Passive House Certified community.
Donovan Architects is well-versed in federal, state, and municipal codes. We have a history of establishing working relationships with code officials in municipalities in which we work. We are also experts in integrating accessibility requirements in our designs, as well as HUD’s Fair Housing guidelines.
Donovan Architects is licensed to practice in:
• New Jersey
Donovan Architects maintains memberships with:
• American Institute of Architects (AIA)
• United States Green Building Council (USGBC)
• International Code Council (ICC)
• National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB)
Donovan Architects projects are frequently certified by:
• ENERGY STAR
• Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)
• Passive House Standards
• Enterprise Green Communities