Leon Chatelain, AIA

Associate Principal

B Architecture, Rhode Island School of Design

Leon is a leader in the imagining and implementation of 21st Century learning environments with expertise that spans the entire design process from master planning through construction. Over his 45+ year career, Leon has had the privilege to work with many of the most innovative independent K-12 schools in the mid-Atlantic US and several foreign countries. He champions an inclusive, collaborative process for planning and design that engages the whole school community in a shared experience. Leon also specializes in the design of restaurants, with over three dozen in his portfolio of work. Leon is proud of the long-term relationships that he has built with many clients, some spanning several decades. He is also a passionate believer in sharing knowledge and takes a leading role in mentoring the firm’s younger staff.