Personal Greeting Scott Archer, AIA

David Rubin Land Collective

Contact Details

David Rubin Land Collective
Philadelphia, PA


Scott Archer is an urban designer, architect, and planner at DAVID RUBIN Land Collective with a diversity of experience through which he brings a spirit of both rationality and ingenuity. He collaborates with varied clients, including governmental, institutional, and private organizations, to create strategies that express their missions within their city, campus, or building. His work emphasizes creating better built environments through design that empowers people in dozens of projects throughout the United States and international cities. Scott also is committed to the next generation of designers through his teaching of design studios and research seminars at Virginia Tech’s Washington Alexandria Architecture Center, and he is involved in AIA|DC including multiple leadership positions within the Urban Design Committee and the 2021 recipient of the Emerging Architect Award.


Columbia University
New York, New York, United States
Master of Science in Architecture and Urban Design, 2013
Urban Design, Architecture

Mississippi State University
Starkville, Mississippi, United States
Bachelor of Architecture, 2012

Job History

DAVID RUBIN Land Collective
Washington, DC, United States
April 2023 - present

Virginia Tech, Washington-Alexandria Architecture Center
Adjunct Faculty
Alexandria, VA, United States
August 2015 - present

Beyer Blinder Belle Architects & Planners
Senior Associate
Washington, DC, United States
October 2013 - March 2023