LA-N-D is a full service contemporary architecture and design office based in Austin, Texas.
We provide services from beginning to end of projects for both commercial and residential design.
As we see it, the built environment impacts the lives of too many people and uses too many resources to be built without careful planning and inspired design.
With deep experience and a focus on contemporary design, we see an opportunity to create better more enjoyable buildings from small renovations, to new homes, to a wider range of building types requiring thoughtful consideration and beautiful solutions.
We focus on a careful analysis of the building site to be sure we harmonize both building and environment, whether it be an urban site responding to a complex interaction of existing buildings or set within a beautiful untouched landscape needing harmony and deference from the project. We strive to use natural materials, abundant sunlight, skilled craftsmanship and design to make the most of opportunities and resources.
Ryan Lemmo, AIA
Ryan Lemmo received his Bachelor of Architecture degree from Rice University. Before founding LA-N-D, Ryan was an Associate and Project Manager at Maryann Thompson Architects in Cambridge Massachusetts, a leader in regional modernism throughout New England. Ryan has served as an invited design critic at Northeastern University, Harvard University, Wentworth Institute of Technology, and the University of Texas at Austin.
Ryan is a licensed architect in Texas, New York, and Massachusetts.
Stephanie Lemmo, Assoc. AIA
Stephanie Lemmo also received her Bachelor of Architecture degree from Rice University. Originally born in Puebla, Mexico, Stephanie has strong roots with her Hispanic heritage and multicultural background. She has extensive experience with institutional clients and interiors, having worked for prestigious firms in Boston and New York. Firms include Kyu Sung Woo Architects, Ann Beha Architects, Pei Cobb Freed & Partners, and Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates. Stephanie also brings a unique perspective to all the projects she works on with her interest in both architecture and landscape design.
Jonathan Butler is a designer, artist and fabricator with an interest in responsive design. Receiving a Bachelors in Psychology from the George Washington University before graduating from California College of the Arts with a Master of Architecture, Jonathan has a desire to build meaningful designs that focus on the human scale. His work is driven by the investigation of relationships that exist between people and the spaces they inhabit.
Julia Martinelli received her Bachelor of Arts in Architectural Design from The University of Washington. During school and independently, Julia has focused on “the effects of architecture on early childhood development” and has a passion for creating spaces that are appropriate for their users. Having spent a year living and working in Rome, she sees travel as a way to become a better designer through exposure to different cultures and ideals.
Workspace Mood Manager
Aalto provides good humor and lightness to the office environment. He is a parvo surviver from Austin Pets Alive and is named after the famous architect, Alvar Aalto.
LA-N-D was founded by Ryan Lemmo and Stephanie Lemmo in 2014.
Photos by our great friends, The Range.