Steve FlanaganAIA, LEED AP BD+C

Director of Higher Education

Irvine, California

Steve Flanagan focuses on providing executive oversight and leadership to design teams, including client representatives and diverse groups of project-focused experts.

Steve has more than 30 years of experience, 23 of those years dedicated to the design and construction of educational projects. Steve has been involved in more than 100 educational projects, and he utilizes his experience with higher education facilities to ensure LPA’s integrated design team delivers contextually sensitive, state-of-the-art facilities.

Steve’s passion lies in the early phases of design, in the programming and planning phase of projects where interaction and collaboration with decision makers and users are paramount to success. Steve has developed a skill, perhaps an art, of getting all stakeholders moving in the same direction on a collaborative path. He utilizes his skills and experience to lead the client and the design team in an exploration of new ways to connect research, creativity and community engagement.