Founded by award-winning architect Darrel Rippeteau in 1985, Rippeteau Architects is a premier boutique architecture firm located on 14th Street in the Logan Circle neighborhood of Washington, D.C.

Rippeteau Architects PC is comprised of two registered architects and three graduate architects.  Each firm member has developed particular skills and strengths which make our firm a well-rounded team suitable for many projects.  We combine age and experience with youthful skill and creativity.


Where We Practice

Darrel Rippeteau is licensed in, and clients may call upon us for Architectural Services in, the following jurisdictions:


Notable Design Awards Include: 

Featured in Preservation Magazine: Chinese Community Church, 2009 July/August edition

District of Columbia Award for Excellence in Historic Preservation: Chinese Community Church, 2009 

Mid-Atlantic Construction, Best of 2004: Project Under $2M, Triad Offices

Achievement of Excellence in Historic Preservation, American Institute of Architects

Wood Design Award Citation, American Wood Council

Achievement of Excellence in Architecture, American Institute of Architects

Excellence in Design, New York State Association of Architects

Solar Pioneer Award, Capital Area Energy Alliance

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