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Lawrence D. Cook, FAIA
Co-Founder of Cook Architecture

Professional Capability:
Principal of firm for over 35 years, including programming, site analysis, zoning, master planning, feasibility studies, cost analysis, site and building design, renovation and restoration, interior design, and overview of construction documents, consultants, and construction administration.

Licensed Architect: Maryland, Virginia, District of Columbia, Pennsylvania
LEED Green Associate 

Professional Leadership:
Chair of National Design Jury for American Institute of Architects
Chair of National Design Jury of Interfaith Forum on Religion, Art and Architecture (IFRAA)
Board of Directors, Mid Atlantic Region, AIA 4 years
Honors Committee, Virginia Society, American Institute of Architects (AIA) 4 terms
Regional Design Awards Society, AIA two terms
Served as chairman and/or design juror for 20+ Design Award Programs

Professional Honors:
Elected to the College of Fellows, the highest national honor of American Institute of Architects.
Elected Fellow of Art and Region in Contemporary Society.
50+ Awards for Design Excellence at the national state and local levels
Outstanding Service Awards from several religious and community organizations
Distinguished Performance Awards, Virginia Society, AIA & Mid-Atlantic Region, AIA
National President, Interfaith Forum on Religion, Art and Architecture (IFRAA) 2 terms

Continuing Education, American Institute of Architects, 1968 to present
Catholic University, Master of Architecture
University of Pennsylvania, Bachelor of Architecture
Toured outstanding architecture in United States, Europe, Asia, & South America.

Michael Cook, AIA
Co-Founder of Cook Architecture

Licensed Architect: California, Maryland

Work Experience:
Established Cook Architecture with Lawrence D. Cook, FAIA

Established Michael Cook Studio

Frederick Fischer and Partners

Hak Sik Son Architects

Mike Kelley Artist

Gehry Partners, LLP

Professional Honors:
Historic Preservation Award - Montgomery County, Maryland

Award of Merit, Institutional – Northern Virginia Chapter of AIA

Award of Excellence, Interior Architecture - Northern Virginia Chapter of AIA        
Excellence in Architecture - Virginia Society of AIA
Award of Honor - Inform Magazine Awards
Award of Honor - Inform Magazine Awards

Award of Merit - Inform Magazine Awards

Masters of Architecture, Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), Los Angeles, California
SCI-Arc, Vico Morcote, Switzerland

College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia
Bachelor of Arts - Fine Arts
Bachelor of Arts - International Relations