LMN Architects

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Practice information
Founded 1979
Location Seattle, Washington, United States
Coordinates 47°36′13″N 122°20′04″W / 47.603733°N 122.334540°W / 47.603733; -122.334540Coordinates: 47°36′13″N 122°20′04″W / 47.603733°N 122.334540°W / 47.603733; -122.334540
Significant works and honors
Buildings 4/C, 808 Howell Street, Expedia Building
Awards 2016 Architecture Firm Award from American Institute of Architects[1]

LMN is an American architecture firm based in Seattle, Washington. The company was founded in 1979, and provides planning and design services to create convention centers, cultural arts venues, higher education facilities, commercial and mixed-use developments.


LMN has been published in "On the Right Track" in The Architect's Newspaper,[2] as well as in "Vancouver Convention Centre Pushes Limit on Green Design," from Contract Design Magazine,[3] "Advancing Data-Driven Approach to Architecture" in the Metropolis Magazine,[4] and the Seattle Times its contribution to the Seattle Public Library.[5][6]


The firm has received over 100 awards in the past 10 years. Most recently, LMN's work on the Vancouver Convention Centre West was awarded Sustainable Building of the Year from World Architecture News.[7] The firm was also awarded 2012 Regional Firm of the Year by the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Northwest & Pacific Region[8] as well as Chicago Athenaeum American Architecture award.[9] A few other awards the firm has earned are:

  • AIA National Cote Award for the Vancouver Convention Centre West
  • Sustainable Architecture & Building Magazine Award of Sustainability
  • Excellence in Construction Award for the Salem Conference Center
  • International Illumination Design Award, Award of Merit for the Marion Oliver McCaw Hall
  • Lumen West Award of Excellence for the Marion Oliver McCaw Hall

Notable projects[edit]


  1. ^ "LMN Architects Receive the 2016 AIA Architecture Firm Award" (Press release). American Institute of Architects. December 3, 2015. Retrieved March 5, 2016. 
  2. ^ Sam Lubell and Ariel Rosenstock (July 25, 2012). "On The Right Track - The Architect's Newspaper". Archpaper.com. Retrieved August 19, 2013. 
  3. ^ Stacy Straczynski (May 10, 2010), Vancouver Convention Centre Pushes Limit on Green Design, Contractdesign.com 
  4. ^ Sam Miller (April 10, 2012). "Advancing a Data-Driven Approach to Architecture - Point of View - April 2012". Metropolismag.com. 
  5. ^ Susan Gilmore (May 17, 2004). "Seattle's LMN architects part of library team". The Seattle Times. 
  6. ^ "CEN Building Facts | The Seattle Public Library". Spl.org. May 23, 2004. 
  7. ^ "WAN Sustainable Building of the Year Winner, LMN Architects, world architecture news, architecture jobs". Worldarchitecturenews.com. February 18, 2013. 
  8. ^ AIA Northwest & Pacific Region Names LMN Architecture Inaugural 2012 Region Firm Award Winner, AIA Northwest & Pacific Region
  9. ^ "2012 American Architecture Awards". Chi-athenaeum.org. October 23, 2012. 
  10. ^ Jeremy, Schwartz. "Keegan Hall ceremony honors former Peninsula College president". Peninsula Daily News. Sound Publishing. Retrieved November 4, 2013. 

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