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R+B Celebrates Professional Accomplishments

Principal Sarah Broughton, AIA, NCIDQ, receives National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ)


Project Manager/Architect Craig Lawrence, AIA, NCARB, receives Architectural Licensure from the State of Colorado


ASPEN, CO — February 11, 2019 — Rowland+Broughton Architecture / Urban Design / Interior Design is pleased to announce that Principal Sarah Broughton, AIA, NCIDQ, and Project Manager/Architect Craig Lawrence, AIA, have recently reached professional milestones.


Principal Sarah Broughton, AIA, NCIDQ, has received National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ), the industry’s recognized indicator of proficiency in interior design principles and a designer’s commitment to the profession. (


As Principal of Rowland+Broughton, Sarah brings over two decades of experience in the architecture and interior design industries. She is the champion of R+B’s design philosophy and rigorous control standards, as well as a leader to her design staff. She leads the Aspen and Denver studios in participation and management of all phases of the design process, including client relations and proposals, project programming, conceptual design, design development, architecture and interior design, project budgeting, construction documentation and contract administration.


Active in the Aspen community, Sarah has served as Chair of the City of Aspen’s Historic Preservation Commission. Hired to rewrite the Aspen Commercial Design Guidelines and under Sarah’s guidance, R+B frequently provides feedback to the City of Aspen on land use regulation. Sarah’s current projects include high-end Aspen residences Ridge House, The Lookout and Modern Prairie. (See Sarah’s full bio here)


Project Manager/Architect Craig Lawrence, AIA, recently passed the Architect Registration Examination (ARE), a national licensing exam for architects presented by the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards and became a certified member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA).


Craig has over a decade of experience in the field of architecture, specifically with high-end residential, hospitality, multifamily housing, and commercial projects. His knowledge of building design and methodologies, coupled with proven management experience, uniquely positions Craig as a hands-on project manager. Based in R+B’s Denver studio, he has worked on a wide variety of commercial and residential projects, most recently the Hotel Jerome Remodel and Victorian Square in Aspen, and Foote’s Rest hotel in Frisco, CO. (See Craig’s full bio here)


About these achievements, R+B’s Director of Culture Izzi Wagner comments, “At R+B, we give our team every opportunity to learn and grow. Our strong belief in the profession and discipline of architecture ensures that training and educational opportunities are a priority. Team members at every level are constantly evolving personally and professionally, which elevates us as a collective and enables us to push the boundaries of conventional thinking.”


“Sarah’s propensity for continuously leading by example and extreme dedication to the profession are constant motivators, as is reflected by the growing number of licensed professionals within our nearly 40-member team. Craig’s achievement of full architect status is a true testament to his hard work, dedication and conscientious effort to elevate both our firm and our clients. Congratulations to both!”