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Douglas A. Wells, AIA



Iowa State University
Master of Architecture, 1979
Iowa State University
Bachelor of Arts in Architecture, 1976


Registered Architect
American Institute of Architects


Doug Wells is the founding principal and the Principal-in-Charge of design at Wells + Associates. Doug also founded the predecessor firm of Architects Wells Woodburn O’Neil in 1989. Under his tutelage the firm has steadily grown in size and reputation. Doug’s leadership has resulted in over 40 awards for design and numerous local, state, regional and national accolades.

Doug was born in Broken Bow, Nebraska and raised on an acreage near Stuart, Iowa. He attended Iowa State University and was recognized for Design Excellence as both an undergraduate and graduate student.

Today he continues a tradition of design excellence as he creates and models the design philosophies of the studio and sets design direction for architectural projects. His work has been widely published and his award-winning projects vary in scope from residences to cultural institutions.

Doug has served as an instructor of Graduate Design at Iowa State University and an instructor of Interior Design at Drake University. He has lectured locally and regionally and served on design award juries for AIA chapters in the Midwest.