Monday, February 26, 2018

Stephen Van Dyck, AIA LEED AP

LMN Architects
Lecture Title: 
LMN Architects: In Service
Lecture Info: 
Monday, February 26, 2018
Reception at 4:45 p.m. in the Blicharski Atrium, Temple Hoyne Buell Hall
Lecture at 5:00 p.m. in the Lawrence J. Plym Auditorium, Temple Hoyne Buell Hall 
Bio: Stephen Van Dyck, AIA, LEED AP, is a Partner at LMN Architects in Seattle, where he leads the design and delivery of public assembly, performing arts, transportation, higher education and mixed-use projects. Stephen has earned a reputation for innovation, design technology and collaborative leadership and is widely recognized as an industry authority in the adoption of emerging technologies. His project experience encompasses a wide range of public assembly, performing arts, higher education and mixed-use projects.

Stephen’s work embodies the shared vision of LMN to create buildings that engage and enrich public life, strengthen civic identity, and promote sustainable urbanization. Experimentation and a spirit of collaborative inquiry inform every aspect of his work. Stephen has pioneered the project integration of LMN’s Tech Studio, an in-house research and development lab, created to address critical industry challenges and the needs of contemporary practice. Tech Studio brings together a variety of specialists and designers to explore new digital working methodologies and test the limits of advanced fabrication and material science. The studio supports specific projects and conducts independent research and development in technologies such as building performance simulation, parametric modeling, digital fabrication, and human-computer interaction.

Widely recognized as an industry authority in design technology, Stephen regularly presents on the subject at professional conferences across North America and currently serves as a member of the Autodesk Architecture Executive Council. He has served as a lecturer and studio critic at Yale University. He holds a Master’s Degree in Architecture from Yale University, is a LEED Accredited Professional, and a Registered Architect in New York and Washington States. LMN Architects received the 2016 National AIA Architecture Firm Award.