Ian Smith founded IS-DG in Philadelphia in 2008. IS-DG is a member firm of the Philadelphia Chapter of the American Institute of Architects as well as a certified MBE in Pennsylvania. Ian was educated as an architect at the Rhode Island School of Design and at Yale University. His background includes extensive experience with the design of commercial, residential and institutional buildings. Ian is LEED and NCARB certified and has taught architecture at Philadelphia and Drexel Universities, exhibited at several art exhibits, and continues to publish his interests on architectural design and its environment.