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PAUL ZAFERIOU, IALD, RA

PRINCIPAL

Paul is a Professional Member of the IALD and has received numerous, prestigious lighting awards over the 25-plus years of his career as a lighting designer. He inspires the design spirit of our firm, fostering the importance and balance of our firm’s legacy with our future design vision and direction.

His professional experience is complemented by frequent teaching and lecturing, and is bolstered by his interest and passion in exciting the future generations of lighting designers and architects. He has developed lighting strategies to crystallize his clients’ visions for educational, institutional, museum, office, research facility, civic and urban projects all over the world.

Selected Projects

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

International Association of Lighting Designers, Professional Member
State of California, Registered Architect, Registration C13943
Architectural Lighting Magazine Editorial Advisory Board, Member

EDUCATION

University of Oregon, Master of Architecture, 1980
Washington University in St. Louis, Bachelor of Arts, 1975

SELECTED TEACHING AND LECTURES

MIT School of Architecture, Guest Lecturer, 2007-2009, Guest Juror, 2008
Ball State University, Nuckolls Fund Graduate Design Studio, Lecturer, 2007, 2009, 2010
Washington University in St. Louis, College of Architecture Lecture Series, Guest Lecturer, 2007
Harvard Graduate School of Design, Intensive Daylighting Workshops, Guest Lecturer, 2003-2010; Instructor, 1986-1987, 1990
SHIFTBoston GLOW Design Competition, Juror, 2012
Auburn University, Guest Lecturer and Thesis Advisor, 2012

SELECTED AWARDS

IALD Award of Excellence, 2012 – United States Institute of Peace, Washington, DC
IALD Award of Merit, 2008 – Billy Wilder Theater, Los Angeles, CA
IES Illumination Award of Merit
2012, 2010, 2008, 2007, 2005, 2004, 2000, 1999, 1995, 1988 – multiple projects
2005 – Washington University in St. Louis Distinguished Alumnus Award
A|L Outstanding Achievement Award
2012 – United States Institute of Peace, Washington, DC
2012 – Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, Kansas City, MO
GE Edison Award, 2011– United States Institute of Peace, Washington, DC
GE Edison Award of Excellence, 1997 – Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao, Spain

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Lam Partners, Cambridge, MA, 1984-Present

Hellmuth, Obata & Kassabaum, San Francisco, CA, 1982-1984

Fitschen Sambucetti Associates, San Fransisco, CA, 1980-1982

BZ Design, Tiffin, OH, 1977-1978

Brownstein and Associates, St. Louis, MO, 1975-1976

Hellmuth, Obata & Kassabaum, St. Louis, MO, 1975-1976