Charles Swartz, FAIA



AIA NoVA Director

Partner, Reader & Swartz Architects

Chuck Swartz, FAIA, a 1986 graduate of Virginia Tech, founded Reader & Swartz Architects with his wife and business partner, Beth Reader, FAIA, in 1990. His six person, one canine firm, located in a small city in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, does a wide variety of residential, commercial, and institutional projects, and has won over 80 design awards. Chuck served on the AIA Virginia Honors Committee and the AIA Virginia Design Forum Committee for several years. He has lectured on his firm’s work at numerous design symposiums over the years, and has served as a juror for many architectural design award programs.