Improving inclusivity in the built environment combined with a passion for design is our foundation.
Since the firm's inception in 1996, LCM intentionally chose to embrace both architecture and accessibility consulting to serve owners and the professional community. The firm continues to blend these specialties, building new and renovated spaces and consulting on the applications of accessibility standards and inclusive design nationwide.
LCM has more than 50 architects, designers, and accessibility specialists. Many of them are licensed architects, Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professionals, Certified Access Specialist Program professionals, Registered Accessibility Specialists, and Certified Accessibility Inspectors/Plan Examiners.
Disability Owned Certifications
Persons with Disabilities Owned Business Enterprise, State of Illinois Department of Central Management Services
Disability Owned Business Enterprise, Disability:IN (formerly U.S. Business Leadership Network)
U.S. Access Board
The U.S. Access Board is an independent federal agency that promotes equality for people with disabilities through leadership in accessible design and the development of accessibility guidelines and standards. LCM Partners Jack Catlin and Doug Anderson served by presidential appointment on the U.S. Access Board.
Jack was the first practicing architect to be elected Chair of the Board. He also served on the Executive Committee and chaired the committee responsible for revising the 1991 ADA Accessibility Guidelines.
Doug participated in the development of the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessibility Design and held the positions of Chair of the Board, Vice Chair of the Board, and Chair of the Executive Committee.