HISTORY

The firm was originally established in 1963 “to provide its clients with the creative abilities, imagination and technical knowledge essential to sensitive Project Design and Site Planning.” After over fifty years of growth and change, this legacy continues to be the core of our mission.
 

Highlights
 
1963     Founded Rye, NY
           
Peter G. Rolland & Associates
1967     First published: Architectural Record
1970     First national award: ASLA Merit Award
1971     First major exhibit: Museum of Modern Art
1971     First international commission: Japan
1973     Shavaun Towers joins firm
1980     International design competition winner:
            The Parliament House, Australia
1981    Office established in New Haven, CT
            Shavaun Towers, Managing Partner
1983     Robert J. Golde joins firm
1987     Offices merge and name changes to
           
Rolland/Towers
1993     Offices consolidate in New Haven
1996     Robert J. Golde named partner
1997     ASLA Award of Excellence
2000     Name changes to
           
Towers|Golde
2006     Office relocates to new, expanded studio