President + Principal-in-Charge

President + Principal-in-Charge

John Matthews, AIA

As founding principal of Mitchell Matthews Architects + Planners, John was born and raised in Melbourne, Australia and educated in the United States.  He guides a team of skilled and committed colleagues that have worked together on a broad range of planning and design challenges for decades.  John typically leads the design effort on major projects, oversees the management of the firm and is largely responsible for maintaining the distinguished character of the work the firm produces.

Particularly experienced in providing creative and flexible solutions, his work has been successful across a range of design challenges.  Major project types including office, academic, housing, commercial and urban planning exist within his realm of expertise.  Mr. Matthews' designs have been nationally recognized for their innovative, pedestrian-oriented nature.