Community Design + Architecture was formed by Philip Erickson, AIA, in September, 1997, following his 15 prior years of practice with several planning, urban design, and architecture firms in the Bay Area.

Timothy Rood, AICP joined the firm as a partner in 2006, following his 12 prior years of urban planning and architectural practice. The firm and its principals have experience working throughout the Western United States (California, Oregon, Washington, Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada, Idaho, and Colorado), Florida, Minnesota, Virginia, New York, and internationally in the Philippines, Indonesia, Australia, Dubai and Japan.