LSM Studio

LSM undertakes ambitious architectural projects around the world, consistently delivering innovative design solutions using strategic thinking, analysis and investigation. Established in 1991, our studio today has 50 practitioners. We respond to global and local projects alike with a strong knowledge base and a fluid allocation of talent. The senior leadership team, guided by Debra Lehman Smith and James McLeish, provides consistent direction and support for every effort. This established group, with a longstanding history of working together, ensures clear communication and effective collaboration.

Approach

LSM provides clear, measurable value to clients in every sector. Recognizing that every project demands a uniquely tailored response, we are highly rigorous in both our exploration and implementation. We define and realize our clients' business ideals, meeting real-world needs through customized spatial solutions. Our team values the collaborative process, and the holistic product that results. These attributes are complemented by a true commitment to producing only the very best work.

Awards & Honors

AIA INSTITUTE HONOR AWARDS FOR INTERIOR ARCHITECTURE, 2014

K&L Gates, One New Change, London

BRITISH COUNCIL FOR OFFICES BEST OF THE BEST NATIONAL WINNER, 2012

K&L Gates, One New Change, London

BRITISH COUNCIL FOR OFFICES FIT OUT OF WORKPLACE NATIONAL WINNER, 2012

K&L Gates, One New Change, London

BRITISH COUNCIL FOR OFFICES FIT OUT OF WORKPLACE LONDON & THE SOUTH EAST REGIONAL WINNER, 2012

K&L Gates, One New Change, London

IIDA GLOBAL EXCELLENCE AWARD, 2012

Corporate Space Large, K&L Gates, One New Change, London

ARCHITECTURAL RECORD GOOD DESIGN IS GOOD BUSINESS AWARD, 2012

K&L Gates, One New Change, London

AIA NATIONAL HONOR AWARD FOR INTERIOR ARCHITECTURE, 2009

Tishman Speyer Headquarters at Rockefeller Center

BUSINESS WEEK/ARCHITECTURAL RECORD AWARDS, 2003

Gannett Company/USA TODAY Headquarters, Washington, DC

Publications

WALLPAPER* MAGAZINE: "CONTRACT THRILLERS"

Debra Lehman-Smith

GQ MAGAZINE: "THE NEW VICTORIANS"

62 Buckingham Gate, London, England

WALLPAPER* MAGAZINE: "FAB 40"

General Dynamics Corporate Hangar, Washington, DC

INTERIOR DESIGN: "STRONG SUIT"

DLA Piper, Washington, DC

INTERIOR DESIGN: "HOT PROPERTY"

Tishman Speyer; New York, NY

INTERIOR DESIGN: "M STREET MODERN"

LSM Offices; Washington, DC

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