Franco BrownAIA, LEED AP BD+C

Design Director

Irvine, California

Franco Brown brings more than 20 years of experience in the design and planning of projects in the United States and abroad. With 14 years of experience in higher education projects, Franco leads the overall building design and architecture of a project by collaborating closely with LPA’s multidisciplinary teams, district members and end users to implement a holistic and integrated approach during the design process. Within this integrated design model, Franco connects the client’s vision, priorities and people in an effective and inclusive system of evaluation, decision-making and action.

Franco’s responsibilities include assessment of the project’s constraints and opportunities, site and context analysis, site planning, space programming and layout and architectural design.

Franco’s projects have been recognized with more than 50 local, state and national awards for demonstrating successful design and planning solutions to complex physical, environmental and programmatic needs.