Lucas Gray, Associate AIA, LEED AP BD+C
Lucas brings passion for design excellence and years of international work experience designing projects in Asia, Europe, Africa, Australia and North America.
His innovative, competition winning design ideas blend sustainable building strategies and timeless architectural forms with a particular focus on materiality. He brings expertise working with diverse communities throughout the world, offering his services to community groups and nonprofits to create positive change through architecture.
Lucas has earned a Bachelor of Architecture from McGill University in Montreal, Canada, a Master of Architecture degree from the University of Oregon and is a LEED accredited professional. He has served on the Alberta Main Street design committee, is a leader within the American Institute of Architects, was a board member of AIA Portland and AIA Oregon, has volunteered for Architecture for Humanity, and is the founder of the architecture blog Talkitect.com. He is also an adjunct professor at Portland State University and a guest design critic at the University of Oregon. Lucas recently was awarded the Portland Business Journal 40 under 40 award. In 2008, Lucas participated in the Glenn Murcutt International Masters class, studying with the Prtizker Prize winning Australian architect and a cohort of architects from around the world. This experience honed Lucas’s passion for designing sustainable architecture and working within diverse international design teams.
Lucas’s experience with marketing, communication and social media offers a unique skill set to our studio helping us communicate our ideas with clients and the public.
Along with Lucas’s focus on architecture, design and the built environment he enjoys exploring the natural wonder of the Pacific Northwest, exploring cities around the world, and taking photographs of architectural textures.