Principals + Associates

Douglas C. Johnston, FAIA, LEED AP, is a Principal of William Rawn Associates, Architects, Inc. of Boston. After completing undergraduate architectural studies at Washington University in St. Louis and graduate studies at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design, he joined the practice in 1986. Mr. Johnston balances his time between active leadership of major institutional and private clients with a broader responsibility for management of the practice.

Mr. Johnston has led award winning Urban Design and Masterplanning projects, including a Cultural District for Rochester, NY and campus plans for Northeastern University, Tufts University, and Amherst College. His campus and university experience at Dartmouth College, Grinnell College, Yale University, Bates College, and Milton Academy is complemented by early work in affordable housing in the Charlestown Navy Yard and recent leadership of the Carneros Inn in Napa, CA, winner of a 2007 AIA Honor Award in Regional and Urban Design. Mr. Johnston has been a guest juror and critic for numerous awards programs and studios including the Northeast Sustainable Energy Association and the MIT School of Architecture.

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