Six Decades of Intelligent Architecture, Planning and Interior Design

The Vaughn Collaborative is one of the Mid-Atlantic’s foremost leaders of architecture,
planning, and interior design. As a full-service firm, we provide award-winning
innovation with an equal emphasis on function and creativity.




Ronald E Vaughn Sr. established The Vaughn Collaborative on a foundation of technical prowess and unwavering passion. Six decades later, his legacy continues.


As proud professional craftsmen, we devote ourselves to resolute quality. In addition to meeting AIA and client criteria, all of The Vaughn Collaborative projects reflect our high standards as well.


We deliberate every nuance of our designs to provide optimal usability. Through forward-thinking innovation, we help clients achieve their goals.


Our Projects

The Vaughn Collaborative specializes in civic, municipal, educational, and public safety
projects. Please click on the links below for examples.


Our client list includes both private and government entities, such as the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, State of New Jersey, Department of the Navy, U.S. Naval Academy, various Department of Defense Agencies and internationally, the U.S. Department of the State.


Business; office space; banking; ecclesiastical; and private.

Criminal Justice

Minimum, medium, and high security correctional facilities. This includes treatment centers for psychological and juvenile offenders.


Early childhood, elementary, middle schools, high schools, colleges and universities.


Historic buildings in need of renovation, retrofitting or conversion for civic or municipal purposes. We provide restoration of masonry and timber structures, as well as planning for adaptive reuse.

Public Safety

Police and fire fighting facilities, as well as small arm shooting and aerial gunnery ranges. Provided to township, county, state, and federal levels.

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