Richard Lehner, AIA, LEED AP

Richard Lehner, Partner

Richard Lehner is a founding partner of LCM. His ability to clearly communicate with clients and project teams makes him a strong leader. Dick has been integral in establishing LCM’s client-focused practice and commitment to quality. Strong relationships with a commitment to excellence in design and technical details have built a solid base of repeat clients for LCM.

Dick understands the necessity of detailed coordination in every project. His ability to understand program elements and integrate them with building systems helps clients meet their goals while also helping to maintain both budgets and schedules.
As Partner in Charge of the firm’s Access Living project, the Center for Wounded Veterans in Higher Education, and the Center for Enriched Living, Dick has been at the forefront of integrating sustainable and universal design. He is an integral part of LCM’s use of universal design which combines its architectural and accessibility practice to create buildings that are well designed and usable by everyone  independently.
Dick is a member of the American Institute of Architects, the Association of Licensed Architects, the Evanston YMCA, Early Childhood Center Committee, and a former chair of the Evanston Preservation Commission. He was Partner in Charge for the Incubator South project at Illinois Institute of Technology, and the Cobb Gate Restoration project at The University of Chicago, both which received the Association of Licensed Architects Merit Award. Dick was also Partner in Charge for the Access Living Headquarters Building, which received The Richard Driehaus Foundation Award for Architectural Excellence in Community Design, recognition by the American Institute of Architects, the Association of Licensed Architects, and the Friends of Downtown Chicago.

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