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Dean B. Lewis


Dean B. LEWIS AIA, Dplg is a registered Architect in the states of Maryland, Florida, and Paris,

France. Mr. Lewis has completed his studies at Harvard Law School and holds a Master's

degree in Architecture and a Bachelor of Science degree in Architecture and City and Regional




Mr. Lewis, born in 1961, currently has over 18 years of professional experience in architecture

and design and has developed expertise in mixed-use programs including office headquarters,

bank facilities hotels, and commercial components. In addition, his design architect experience

includes one hospital, an art museum, a performing arts center, and a convention center.


He has worked for and consulted with international firms such as CHK Torti-Gallas Architects + Planners in Washington, DC; Adrian Fainsliber-Architecte-Urbaniste in Paris- where he was in charge of design and project management of the Museum of Modern Art in Strasbourg, France; and for Arquitectonica Intl where he directed the Paris based European office for 6 years while completing design and construction administration of the 1640 seat PAC, Opera + Concert Hall, and the 600 seat Convention Center of Dijon, France.


Mr. Lewis has successful international design competition experience for which selected drawings and collaborative architectural work has been both exhibited abroad and published in many professional journals and newspapers such as Florida / Caribbean Architect, Architect, Architectural Record, Forms et Structures, Archinews, Archicrée, Techniques Bâtiment, Texas Architect, The Miami Herald, Miami Today and the New York Times.



While in Rome studying on a travel scholarship, he completed his master’s thesis on ‘Water and Greco-Roman Urbanism’. Mr. Lewis has also studied at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris, France, and has taught senior design and drawing studios at Ohio State University, the University of Texas, and at the Ecole Américaine d’Architecture in Fontainebleau, France.




Mr. Lewis lives between Miami and Paris with his wife and two children. He serves as the Design Chair of the Miami Modern Association of Biscayne Boulevard (MIMO), serves on the City of Miami’s Commercial and Affordable Housing Committee, and serves on the American Institute of Architect’s Miami Chapter’s Special Committee for Miami’s new Zoning Code reviews.


DB LEWIS Architecture+Design is a USGBC member and Mr. Lewis is an active member of the Urban Land Institute, L’Ordre d’Architectes-France, and a past member of the American Society of Perspectivists, BNI, and the Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce.



March 2017 - Miami Hospitality Design Awards: Honorable Mentions Awards. DB Lewis Architect. The Vagabond. Hotel Guestroom & Hotel Outdoor Divine Detail.

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