Daniel Rothschild is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Rothschild Doyno Collaborative, an architecture and urban design firm in Pittsburgh. He provides design, graphic, and communication leadership through the use of the firm’s Design Sketchbook process and active participation in architecture and urban design projects. Dan creates design solutions that are artful, meaningful, and pragmatic, bringing together divergent interests.
Dan received his Bachelor of Environmental Design at Miami University and studied at the Architectural Association in London. He pursued his Master of Architecture at North Carolina State, where he received the American Institute of Architects School Medal.
In 2022 Dan was inducted into the AIA’s College of Fellows, the AIA’s highest membership honor, for his exceptional work and contribution to architecture and society. Only 3% of AIA members nationally have this distinction. He was recognized for creating an equitable graphic storytelling method that expands the number of diverse voices included in the design process to create more inclusive and meaningful design outcomes. His commitment to the design narrative has helped form the firm’s collaborative environment, and his passion for engagement carries over to his leadership in the firm’s equitable workplace.
Dan has extended his leadership to many communities with his leadership in the Regent Square Civic Association, the Pittsburgh Executives Association, and through six years of service to the American Institute of Architecture Pittsburgh chapter, including the role of President. He has served as an Adjunct Professor at Carnegie Mellon in the Urban Lab and has lectured at local universities in the Pittsburgh region. Recently, Dan served as President of Temple Emanuel of the South Hills. He is currently Co-Founder and Facilitator of AIA Pittsburgh Foundation’s Leadership Institute for Emerging Professionals, which in its five-year history has trained 98 professionals from 32 different firms.