With his extensive hotel and resort-design knowledge, Lawrence knows how to create environments that provide guests with a luxurious escape from the every-day. Across his 40-year career, the award-winning architect has developed an impressive portfolio of hospitality, mixed-use, and senior-living work. He currently specializes in large-scale development projects and luxury hospitality design, and is comfortable managing and directing complex projects. A natural leader, he collaborates often with designers, developers, and hotel executives to ensure goals are aligned. Having previously taught Master’s Degree courses on Hotel Design and Development, Lawrence deeply enjoys sharing his knowledge. Outside of work, he serves as an editorial board member for Hotel Business Review and is the co-author of the definitive book on hotel planning, as well as several articles on sustainable design.
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As a Principal in the firm’s Dallas studio, Lawrence acts as an important fount of knowledge, thanks to his many years of hospitality design, planning, and development expertise. He is always quick to share tips, offer advice, and lead by example.