Lewis & Associates Architects Have over 40 Years of Diverse Architectural Experience

With over 40 years of professional service, the architects at Lewis & Associates Architects have diverse experience in many building types – specializing in the architectural planning and design of educational facilities, commercial projects, residential homes, industrial projects, and senior living communities.

James Lewis founded Lewis & Associates Architects (L&AA) with the sole mission to put talented Architects in situations where they can successfully fulfill Owner’s goals.  We pride ourselves on providing the highest level of client service, creative design, technical expertise and effort.  All necessary architectural services are handled in-house, while supporting engineering services are provided through trusted professional consultants.

James E. Lewis, AIA
James E. Lewis, AIAOwner

James E Lewis, AIA

Jim currently has over 40 years of extensive experience in all phases of architectural projects. Having personally managed over 400 projects valued at more than $600 million, Jim knows what it takes to make a project a success. Jim founded Lewis and Associates Architects in 1999 with the belief that successful architecture requires exceptional levels of technical expertise and creativity, management skill and client service. Jim’s approach of involving all project stake holders and listening to their thoughts and concerns, ideas and challenges, hopes and desires has proven time and time again to result in superior projects.

Bachelor of Architecture
The Pennsylvania State University
University of Florence, Italy – Architectural Studies

Registered Architect in Pennsylvania, 1986

American Institute of Architects (AIA)

  • National Committee on Architecture for Educational Facilities
  • National Committee on Architectural Practices
  • National Committee on Architecture for Specifications and Building Technology

Pennsylvania Association of School Business Officials (PASBO)

  • Authored educational workshop entitled “Managing Data and Dollars in School Facilities: Life Cycle Costing Techniques.”
  • Developed “Constructability Review Process” for a Public-School project that won PASBO award for innovation.

Construction Specifications Institute (CSI)
International Conference of Building Officials (ICBO)
Green Building Association of Central Pennsylvania

Project Teams

Lewis & Associates Architects is organized in a project-based manner, meaning that your project will be assigned to a project architect who will work with you from the early planning stages through completion of construction with consistent oversight by Mr. Lewis.  Our continuous management minimizes the possibility of lost or mis-interpretation of your objectives and provides our clients with absolute accountability.

Residential, Commercial, K12 Education, and Commercial Architect serving Lancaster PA

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