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VIENNA, VA, June 05, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Architecture and planning firm, Lessard Design, has selected Michael Maurer as Principal of Design to join its prominent growing Chicago office, headed by Lucien Lagrange. Rejoining forces after several years apart, Maurer and Lagrange share a similar design philosophy and focus on creating elegance in the built environment. Complimenting Lagrange's experience designing luxury hotels, Maurer has a deep understanding of the hospitality industry from having spent many years working in several of the major chains and boutique hotels. His understanding of the link between the guest experience and the owner's return provides unparalleled insight and an ability to create new ways to enhance both aspects.
Excited to be partnered with Lagrange again, Maurer's focus will be ensuring they deliver the high level of service that clients have come to expect of Lessard Design and the elegance that has made Lucien Lagrange internationally renowned. "I look forward to making Lessard Design a prominent architectural player in the Midwest while continuing their history of award-winning architecture through the design of singularly elegant structures."
Lagrange remarked about Maurer's unique expertise of architecture and understanding of the client's perspective. "I am very pleased to be working with Mike again. He has a terrific, elegant eye for detail and delivers a high level of service. I look forward to the great work we will create together."
Under Lucien Lagrange's direction, Lessard's Chicago office has already received several commissions for hotel, residential and mixed-use projects in Chicago, Dallas, New York, and China. The duo will continue to build the practice together and expand its portfolio and office staff over the next several years.
About Lessard Design Inc.
Lessard Design Inc. is an international architecture and planning firm committed to creating environments that inspire connection, collaboration, community and commerce. Headquartered in metropolitan Washington, DC, the firm also has offices in New York, Chicago, and Ahmedabad, India. Lessard Design's projects have been featured in several national publications including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, and Urban Land Magazine.
About Lessard Design's Lucien Lagrange Studio
Lucien Lagrange joined Lessard Design in 2013 as Principal of Design and head of its Chicago office. Nationally and internationally renowned for his classically inspired designs of contemporary skyscrapers and elegant renovations, Mr. Lagrange creates the designs and buildings that have made him one of the most respected and sought-after architects of his generation. The joining of forces between Lucien Lagrange and Lessard Design has also created an opportunity for Lessard to expand its presence into the vibrant and thriving Chicago market. For more than 40 years, Lucien Lagrange has built a legacy of classic elegance and timeless quality. With Lessard Design's Lucien Lagrange Studio, he is continuing that legacy - attracting new clients and creating inspired designs for projects in Chicago, New York and China.
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