“Architecture as a Catalyst For Change”
LEDDY MAYTUM STACY Architects is a San Francisco-based design firm focused on architecture for non-profit affordable housing, educational, environmental and social justice organizations. They are committed to the creation of innovative environments that enhance the lives of underserved populations, support positive social change and promote a regenerative future. LMSA has received over 100 design awards, including 40 national and international awards from organizations including the American Institute of Architects, the National Trust for Historic Preservation, the Urban Land Institute and the National Park Service. In 1994, the Architectural League of New York included the firm in their “Emerging Voices” program. In 2014, the firm received the National Leadership in Sustainability Award from the International Code Council and the National Residential Leadership Award from Residential Architect magazine. In 2015, Architect magazine named LMSA to “The Architect 50” national ranking of leading architectural firms for the fifth consecutive year.
University of Oregon alumni William Leddy, FAIA (BArch 1975), and Marsha Maytum, FAIA (BArch 1977), will use examples from their work to talk about the important role that architects and designers have to play in helping to build more equitable and sustainable communities.