Dean

Dean Lutton

Principal | Director of Operations

As Director of Operations, Dean Lutton wears many hats to ensure we utilize cutting-edge technology, maximize efficiency, and deliver quality solutions to our clients. Since his childhood, Dean has enjoyed physically making and building various products – once winning the All-American Soap Box Derby World Championship. Today, Dean leverages this life-long skill of figuring out how things work together, collaborating with teams to detail and create architecture that positively influences people’s lives.

Where do you draw inspiration from?

From nature and technology, especially in those areas where their overlap enhances each other.

 

What is your favorite color?

Pantone Cool Grey 11

 

Who is your favorite designer/architect? Why?

Santiago Calatrava. He has an incredible ability to take logical systems and create organic, graceful environments which are also functional.

What is something you are most proud of that people might not know?

Soap Box Derby Masters Division World Champion in 1993

 

What are your hobbies or special skills?

Woodworking, sewing, welding, fixing things, breaking things, balance, America Ninja Warrior (aspirational)

 

If you could travel anywhere, where would you go? Why?

Patagonia, to see the beauty before it is gone

 

What letters go with your name?

AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, BD+C

 

Morning or Night?

Night, but at some point it all blends together

Highlighted Work:

The RED

Architecture / Multi-family / Residential / Urban Design