utf-8''_DSC2202Michael Watkins Architect, LLC is an architecture and town planning firm dedicated to designing and implementing a dynamic public realm.  Located in Kentlands, a 352-acre neo-traditional neighborhood northwest of Washington, D.C., the firm participates daily in the life of one of the first New Urban communities to be built in the United States.  MWA works throughout North and South America to create great places: working with existing communities to rediscover and promote the cultural heritage of their built environment; assisting developers to plan new sustainable neighborhoods; and supporting efforts to preserve treasured ecologies amidst the pressures of growth.