Building stronger communities
through design


Design CoMission

In 2014, LSW Architects, in collaboration with high school students from throughout SW Washington, formed Design CoMission. It was formed in recognition of the need to build a future workforce of design thinkers and provide students with meaningful design opportunities.


Henrietta Lacks Health and Bioscience High School

HeLa High School is preparing local students for high-demand medical field jobs by partnering with many healthcare providers to provide top quality, hands-on educational experiences.


The Uptown

Design is well-underway for the Uptown, a 6-story mixed-use project in downtown Vancouver. It will bring a diversity of new activity to an underused city block.


LSW in Africa

LSW is going international! Staff members are working with Youth With A Mission on the development of a school campus in Togo and with Ten Talents, International on the design of a youth center in Rwanda. The projects focus on sustainability and offer support to the community, using local methods, materials, and manpower.