Douglas White, AIA, NCARB

“My work philosophy is to maintain close contact with stakeholders and provide maximum service.”

Douglas White is a principal and leader of AO’s Science + Technology studio. He brings to AO more than 40 years of architectural experience, designing and managing teams and projects for clients in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, microelectronics, photovoltaic, and aerospace industries, as well as new millennium social networking organizations and institutions of higher learning. His expertise covers a range of specialty buildings and spaces such as data centers, standard and specialty research labs, process development and GMP manufacturing, research and manufacturing support spaces, and office and administrative areas.
Mr. White approaches each project as an opportunity to deliver tailored design solutions that are unique to the client’s specific needs. He is well regarded for his collaborative process, technical knowledge, and professional hands-on approach. Mr. White’s clients include world-class organizations such as Alphabet, Alta Devices, Amgen, CPC Scientific, Guardant Health, Impossible Foods, Lenthor Engineering, Lockheed Martin, Microsoft, Novartis, Rigel Pharmaceuticals, TEVA Pharmaceuticals, and Western Digital.

Douglas in three words:

Efficient. Organized. Dedicated.



Licensed Architect State of California


Bachelor of Arts Environmental Design, University of California, Berkeley | Master of Architecture, University of Texas, Austin


American Institute of Architects (AIA) | National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) | International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE) | International Conference of Building Officials | Construction Specifications Institute

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