Philip Donovan

Community Studio Principal

Philip is the Community Studio principal for Little Diversified Architectural Consulting in Orlando, FL. Philip’s experience over the past 14 years has been deeply rooted in the design of high-performance, zero-energy learning environments that are focused on the health and well-being of the building occupants. He has served as a project architect on two net-zero energy elementary schools including Discovery Elementary School in Arlington, VA. He is currently project lead for the design of NeoCity Academy, which is anticipated to be the first net-zero energy public STEM, Immersive Learning high school in NeoCity Florida. Philip is currently president-elect of the Florida Chapter of A4LE and is a member of the Mount Dora Historic Preservation Board. Philip has also served as the associate chair for the Virginia State AIA as well as the Central Virginia chapter of the AIA where, in both positions, he helped found and foster a statewide mentoring program for rising architectural interns. Over the past several years Philip served as a technical peer reviewer for the Advanced Energy Design Guide for K-12 Schools: Achieving Zero Energy as well as a book reviewer for the USGBC’s Center for Green Schools.