Gavin Wingate Bowie. AIA, ASID, LEED AP, is Principal and co-founder of Wingate Hughes with over 17 years of architectural and interior design experience. Gavin is responsible for the tempo and high-level administration of the office, and arranges the communication between clients and design teams. His strategic guidance and studio leadership direct Wingate Hughes’ impeccable work, and he maximizes value for clients by ensuring the firm’s extraordinary designs are both achievable and affordable. Gavin leads the charge with Wingate Hughes’ relationship-driven design philosophy and prompts design teams to uphold the firm’s high standards for great, original work.
As the Architect of Record for all Wingate Hughes projects, Gavin oversees all engineering and technical sub-consultants and ensure that construction documents are legal, accurate and reflective of the design intent. His experience includes master planning; architectural, interior, and graphic design; and business, project, and marketing management. Gavin is a highly skilled communicator specializing in audience-specific graphic, written, and verbal communications and team leadership.
Gavin is a registered architect and licensed interior designer. Prior to founding Wingate Hughes, he served as a Tenant Coordinator for the largest privately held developer in Washington, D.C. In Gavin’s earlier career, he held project architect positions at three notable interiors, architecture, and planning firms.
Master of Architecture, University of Maryland
B.S. Business, Fine Arts, Skidmore College
Culver Military Academy