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 shares LMN’s vision to create buildings that engage and enrich public life, strengthen civic identity, and promote sustainable urbanization. Experimentation and a spirit of collaborative inquiry are an integral part of the firm’s creative process, and this includes pushing the boundaries of design technology.
Recognized as an industry authority in the adoption of innovative and emerging design technologies, Stephen helps lead the work of LMN Tech Studio (LMNts) – the firm’s in-house research and development group. Founded in 2008, LMNts develops and oversees research in advanced simulation, design optimization, and digital fabrication. The group has developed a widely followed open-source approach to their work, sharing the team’s expertise, explorations, and custom software applications with the international design community via their popular blog. The group’s applied research has had a profound effect on the firm’s design process, project delivery, and office culture, and has led to numerous award winning projects, building systems, and bespoke installations.
LMN is the recipient of the 2016 American Institute of Architects Architecture Firm Award.
Lecture Title: LMN Architects: In Service
Stephen Van Dyck, Design Partner at LMN Architects, will discuss how his practice – this year’s recipient of the National AIA Architecture Firm Award – has redefined architectural service to realize an exceptional body of work. LMN’s unique culture of collaboration and exploration encourages experimentation through the prolific use of physical models and the integration of advanced technology. Beyond this internal dialogue, the firm works with clients and collaborators who share their vision and spirit of innovation to create buildings that engage and enrich public life, foster learning, strengthen civic identity, and promote sustainable urbanization. With a broad, long-range view and commitment to the communities in which they work, LMN’s multifaceted service has transformed how architecture is conceived, constructed and experienced.
Thursday, November 3rd
6:00pm – 7:00pm | Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres (Complimentary)
6:30pm – 7:00pm | AIA Omaha Annual Meeting and Voting
7:00pm – 8:00pm | Lecture
1111 Jones Street
Omaha, NE 68102
FREE & Open to the Public.
1 – AIA CEU