Interested in working at LPA? We’re always looking for talented people with a passion for vibrant and visionary sustainable design. Learn more about our strong collaborative culture and the opportunities we have available.

Life at LPA

Life at LPA is many things. Fun. Fast-Paced. Forward thinking. We’re always challenging ourselves. Exploring new horizons. Expanding what’s possible.

From the way we approach design to our emphasis on research and learning, we’re imaginative, rigorous and resourceful. It’s a seamless fusion of art and science, anchored by a deep commitment to service. In everything we do, our goal is to innovate, inspire and improve people’s lives.

Our Culture

LPA offers a uniquely creative and collaborative culture—one where architects, engineers, interior designers, landscape architects and researchers work together in seamless synchronicity. Everyone on the team comes together across disciplines to share ideas and problem solve. The result is an open and energized work environment that transcends the traditional boundaries that get in the way of communication and innovation.

The LPA culture is also one of profound curiosity and passion for learning. In addition to the insights offered by our in-house research team, we provide a wide variety of opportunities for continuing education and ongoing career development, including training and product seminars, professional workshops, mentoring and in-house instructional programs.

LPA places a priority on diversity, wellness and work-life balance. We believe that when our employees are happy, everyone benefits—including our firm, our clients and the broader community. And we’re also committed to creating meaningful change outside the office. We have a long history of community involvement, outreach and charitable giving.

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Students at LPA

LPA is committed to mentoring the next generation of design talent. Contact us to learn about internships and educational opportunities.

Our Disciplines

LPA believes that the best ideas and outcomes come from working together as a unified team. That’s why we emphasize collaboration in all that we do—with a fully-integrated practice that breaks down the boundaries between disciplines.

Architecture

Architecture is the cornerstone of LPA. Our designers work together with other disciplines to create inspiring, sustainable buildings that complement the exterior environment and enhance the lives of their occupants.

  • Program Development and Site Planning
  • Architectural Building Design
  • Project Management/Scheduling
  • Construction Drawings/Specification
  • Construction Administration
  • Jurisdictional Approval Processing

Engineering

Close collaboration between engineers and architects is integral to successful design. We facilitate that process with our in-house team of structural, mechanical, electrical, technology, plumbing and civil engineers.

  • Structural Modeling, Analysis, Design & Documentation
  • Seismic Performance Evaluation
  • Mechanical & Plumbing Design
  • Energy Use Modeling
  • Civil Engineering Design & Documentation
  • Electrical Engineering, Lighting Design, Technology & Low-Voltage Systems

Interiors

We provide a full range of interior design and space planning services. Our goal is to create inspiring, cost-effective interiors tailored to each client’s functional needs and aesthetic preferences.

  • Occupancy Studies/Test Fits
  • Standards Development
  • Strategic Planning
  • Corporate Image Branding
  • Programming & Space Planning
  • Furniture Selection/Specification Services
  • Furniture Management Services
  • Interior Architecture

Landscape Architecture

Our landscape architects work in tandem with other designers and engineers to create innovative landscape designs that are functional, beautiful, environmentally friendly and easy to maintain.

  • Site & Environmental Analysis
  • Landscape & Irrigation Design
  • Outdoor Gathering Environments
  • Recreation Planning & Design
  • Post-Construction Maintenance Analysis

Planning

Our planning team boasts extensive experience in land use, site planning, master planning and facility needs assessments. Our services cover local regulations, as well as legal, financial and political factors.

  • Site Surveys & Facility Needs Assessments

  • Programming & Philosophy

  • Cost & Budget Estimating
  • Land Use Planning
  • Funding Source Scenarios & Scope Prioritization
  • Government Processing
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The LPA culture is one of collaboration, curiosity and creativity. We’re always learning. Always exploring. Always challenging ourselves to innovate and grow.

Collaborate for Greatness

At LPA, our work is shaped by talented designers who believe it's our responsibility to leave this world better than we found it.

We are seeking passionate professionals who share our dedication to design—and our belief in its ability to change lives and create a better future. We deeply value diversity, and that extends to the people we hire and the skills they exhibit.

We’re an equal opportunity employer and a participant in the e-Verify program. LPA offers competitive salaries and generous benefits, including health and dental insurance, retirement and financial plans, and wellness and other work/life programs. If you are interested in working with us full-time, part-time or as an intern, we invite you to apply.