Don Keppler, AIA, NCARB

Senior Architect


Don is a Senior Architect at Marshall Moya Design. He serves as project lead on  assignments, overseeing the day-to-day work of our in-house team, coordinating the work of consultants, and managing client requests and project timelines. In a vast career that has spanned two decades, Don has built a solid portfolio of high profile projects across institutional, hospitality, sports and high end residential markets. He is experienced in all project phases: conceptual design, schematic design, design development, construction documentation/specification, construction administration and project management. Prior to joining Marshall Moya Design, Don worked at a number of firms in Washington, D.C. and New York City including Hapstak Demetriou+ Architects, PKSB Architects, Rockwell Group Architecture, and Rafael Vinoly Architects.  He also ran his own firm for a number of years completing projects in New York, Connecticut and Ohio. He has won numerous awards for his work, including  Interiors Magazine’s “Best Hotel Interior” award for The Shoreham Hotel by PKSB, and the 81st Paris Prize in Architecture (1st Stage Winner) for The Van Alen Institute. Don received his degree in Architecture from the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art in New York, where he received a full academic scholarship. While a student he was honored with a NYC AIA Chapter Student Design Award. He earned his Project Management Certificate from Villanova University in 2010. Don has volunteered in numerous organizations over the years, including serving as Chair of the Affordable Housing Committee in Marbletown, New York, and volunteering at the Rock Creek Conservancy in Bethesda, Maryland.