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DLR Group

DLR Group
Employee-owned
Industry Architecture, Engineering
Founded 1966
Products architecture, engineering, planning, interior design
Revenue $116 million (FY 2012)
Number of employees
600+
Website www.dlrgroup.com

DLR Group is an architectural design firm providing architecture, engineering, planning, and interior design to clients throughout the United States. The firm's focus is corporate (mixed-use, hospitality, and workplace), higher education, K-12 education, justice (courts, civic spaces, and detention), and sports design.

In September 2012, Architect magazine, the official publication of the American Institute of Architects, ranked DLR Group as the #1 firm in the United States in its annual ARCHITECT 50 ranking of U.S. firms. The ARCHITECT 50 list is compiled by weighting three key components of practice: design excellence and pro bono, sustainability, and business. DLR Group has ranked in the top 10 of U.S. firms each year since the ARCHITECT 50 debuted in 2009.[1]

DLR Group was founded in Omaha, Nebraska in 1966 as Dana Larson and Roubal and Associates. The founders were Irv Dana and Bill Larson, both architects, and engineer Jim Roubal.[2] The firm has 19 offices in the United States and an office in Shanghai, China. Its home office is in Omaha.

In February 2010, DLR Group merged Southern California-based design firm WWCOT into the firm. The transaction added DLR Group office locations in Los Angeles and Riverside, and the office in Shanghai.[3] In July 2010, DLR Group announced the acquisition of Minneapolis-based design firm KKE Architects. KKE offices in Minneapolis, Las Vegas, Tucson, and Pasadena, Calif., were merged into DLR Group.[4]

In its January 2012 rankings, United Kingdom based BD World Architecture ranked DLR Group's Education practice #1 in the world, its Criminal Justice practice #2, its Sports Stadia practice #4, and DLR Group Engineering #7 in the world.[5] DLR Group also ranks as the 26th largest firm in America by revenue according to Architectural Record.[6]

DLR Group is a member firm of Architecture 2030 and supports the 2030 Challenge. The firm also is a signatory of the American Institute of Architects’ 2030Commitment.[7]

Contents

  • DLR Group building designs 1
  • Office locations 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

DLR Group building designs

Office locations

[27]

References

  1. ^ , The Architect 50, Sept. 2012Architect
  2. ^ Us. Sept. 2012, DLR Group website, accessed June 27, 2010
  3. ^ , WWCOT to Become Part of DLR Group, March 2010Architect
  4. ^ Architect
  5. ^ , 2012 World Architecture 100, January 2012BD World Architecture
  6. ^ June 2012
  7. ^ American Institute of Architects web site, AIA 2030 Commitment, List of Committed Firms [1]
  8. ^ a b AIA Seattle Website, Firm Finder
  9. ^ DLR Group Website
  10. ^ PRWeb Newswire, June 17, 2009, DLR Group to Design Headquarters Hotel in Tucson [2]
  11. ^ American School & University Website, Feb. 1, 2009
  12. ^ Architectural Record, Jan. 2009, Schools of the 21st Century
  13. ^ Education Design Showcase, Green Project of Distinction Winner 2008
  14. ^ Education Design Showcase, Honorable Mention Winner 2008 Education Design Showcase [3]
  15. ^ SchoolDesigns.com
  16. ^ a b c Baseball America, College Preview, Ballparks Feature, Feb. 23, 2009
  17. ^ ballparkdigest.com
  18. ^ ballparkdigest.com
  19. ^ DLR Group Website
  20. ^ DLR Group Website
  21. ^ DLR Group Website
  22. ^ Hoffman Construction Co. Website
  23. ^ [4] AIA Seattle Website, Firm Finder
  24. ^ "Wyoming Medium Correctional Institution Opens." The Layton Companies. Retrieved on December 12, 2010.
  25. ^
  26. ^
  27. ^ DLR Group web site, Locations

External links

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