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Founder
Edward Lewis has received numerous architectural awards and commissions throughout the world. These notable projects' locations include Guatemala, Dominican Republic, Spain, Costa Rica, St Maarten, The Bahamas, Saudi Arabia, The Turks and Caicos Islands – and recently, as an architect/developer in Nicaragua.

He is recognized for his designs and his firm's implementation of advance technical into each project. Edward is currently Chairman of the Committee on the Environment - COTE Committee for the American Institute of Architects. He has served on the Board of American Institute of Architects since 1992 and has held every office within the organization; he was president of AIA Miami in the year 2000.

Edward lived in Managua, Nicaragua, where he worked for the University of Tennessee and the ministry of Urban Planning in Managua. During his time in Central America, he was involved in the design of a port city and several other municipal projects. Upon graduation, he moved to Miami and began working for an International Architectural Design Firm. Shortly thereafter Edward was sent by his employer to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to manage the design and construction of a 300-bed, minimal care hospital facility, an outpatient clinic, and a shopping mall project. Later, he returned to Miami and founded ELA.

Design that Works
Good design starts with a detailed understanding of how each facility is going to be used. After more than twenty five years designing facilities architecture, often fixing the mistakes of others, we know how to create functional, flexible and efficient spaces. Edward Lewis Architects designs not only work from a user perspective, but also from an economic one. For example, consolidating common areas, using the most versatile column layout and aligning mechanical equipment with interior column grids maximizes the rentable area of the building, in essence giving you more use for each dollar spent.

Our Teams Approach and Expertise
The project personnel at Edward Lewis Architects have unique abilities and are assigned to a project based on its needs and distinct requirements. The team has dedicated project personnel with exclusive responsibility and authority to act on behalf of the project. Our clients benefit from this team approach as a result of the energy and good client liaison due to Edward Lewis Architects ability to meet deadlines and commitments.

 
 
 
A Partner by Your Side
Our dedication to excellence is reflected in our design philosophy, our work ethic, attention to detail and customer service. No matter how small or large a project is, we give it the same attention which is why our clients have been with us for many years. We would like to extend the same level of service and commitment to you. Our projects benefit from the unselfish dedication and tireless effort that the team at Edward Lewis Architects provide. Our clients can rely on our track record to produce quality designs and construction documents. Your projects deserve the hands-on attention that you will receive from our team.

Vision
Living in increasingly complex times, where global and environmental issues impact every part of our existence, we are faced with a fast demand for heightened awareness and new alternatives designing and building environmentally sensitive facilities. It has been ELA's challenge to proactively and effectively address these concerns when planning each project. We partner with our clients and address these challenges with a common goal in mind – vigorously in pursuit of sound environmentally friendly and cost-effective solutions. Design excellence, a concern for craftsmanship and a through understanding of industry – relative technology, further our commitment to offer clients the best value possible. Quality project documentation and client orientation complete the objective.

Awards & Accolades
Notable awards from, prestigious organizations adorn the walls of ELA's headquarters In Coral Gables, Florida. ELA and Edward Lewis has been consistently honored for outstanding service to the profession, design excellence and efficient solutions for today's ever-evolving complex an unique architectural challenges. They have also been the focus of numerous special reports in the media on construction and architecture related subjects.
 
 
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