Clites Architects, PC is a full service architecture firm located in historic Middleburg, Virginia. Our primary focus is residential architecture, but we enjoy a mix of historic, equestrian, winery, and unique specialty projects as well. We approach architecture as an intense collaboration with our clients; whom are the source of our design inspiration. From initial design sketches to the final construction punch list, we are intimately involved in every aspect of the project. Our most rewarding projects meet the client’s expectations with a solution more satisfying than they originally envisioned. We are a small firm, allowing the principal direct involvement in every project.

Current projects include historic and family home renovations, equestrian estates, and small institutional projects.


Timothy L. Clites, AIA was born and raised in central Pennsylvania. He received his Bachelor of Architecture from the Boston Architectural Center (BAC), with a commends awards for design. While in Boston, he worked at Catalano Architects and Morehouse, MacDonald Architects. Most recently, Tim was a Senior Associate at Barnes Vanze Architects, Washington DC; where he developed and led their Middleburg, Virginia office. While at BVA, he led a number of award winning projects in the Middleburg area. In 2010, Tim founded Clites Architects to provide a higher level of principal involvement to every project.

Tim, his wife Linda, and their three boys live in Middleburg where they relish the strong sense of community. He has served on the Middleburg Planning Commission, on the Board of Directors at the Middleburg Community Center and on the Historic District Review Committee for the town of Middleburg.


John Vance Barr is a ninth generation Virginian.  He received his Architectural degree at the University of Virginia in 2003 with focuses in Architectural Preservation and Architectural History.  John moved to the Middleburg area shortly after graduation and has worked with Tim Clites ever since.  He currently owns a home in the historic district in The Village of The Plains that he has been lovingly restoring.


Barry West was born in Fredericksburg, Virginia. He attended Pennsylvania College of Technology and Howard University, receiving a Bachelor’s of Architecture degree from Howard in 2014. Barry joined Clites Architects shortly after graduation and is currently working to obtain his architectural registration.