Dwain A. Lutzow, AIA, NCARB

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, PRINCIPAL, ARCHITECT, INTERIOR DESIGNER

Dwain Lutzow is CEO and co-founder of DLA Architects. He is passionate about architecture and the White Sox.

Dwain enjoys sailing and is very results driven, which makes him a natural to chart our strategic direction and navigate executive operations. He is past Chair of the Illinois Association of School Business Officials SAC Committee, has served on the Illinois Capital Development Board’s Advisory Committee, and the American Institute of Architects local and State Boards.

It was under Dwain’s leadership that the THINK [about architecture] Scholarship Program was developed in 1997, providing financial support for over 200 college freshman.

Interests

  • Architecture
  • Sailing
  • Travel
  • Skiing
  • Photography
Good architecture may be expected.
However, at DLA, we constantly strive for great architecture, from passionate people that design dynamic spaces that inspire learning!

Dwain Lutzow
Top 300 Architecture Firms
Elementary School Architecture Designed to Create Community
Curriculum Takes Center Stage
Classroom Additions Create Spaces to Learn 21st Century Skills
Not Your Father’s School Cafeteria
North Building Field House Renovation at Homewood-Flossmoor High School, Illinois
Physical Fitness and Extracurricular Activities are Enhanced in this New Fieldhouse
A Hardworking Sports & Recreation Center Design
TV and Radio Broadcast Studio Gets a State-of-the-Art Renovation
A Public Space Offers Privacy and Flexibility
Top Midwest Design Firm
Vikings Show Their Pride
Building for a Family of Faith
Creating Great Places to Learn
Engaging Environments that Enhance the Arts
A Focus on Fitness

Dwain A. Lutzow, AIA

Chief Executive Officer

Dwain Lutzow is CEO and co-founder of DLA Architects. He is passionate about architecture and the White Sox.

Dwain enjoys sailing and is very results driven, which makes him a natural to chart our strategic direction and navigate executive operations. He is past Chair of the Illinois Association of School Business Officials SAC Committee, has served on the Illinois Capital Development Board’s Advisory Committee, and the American Institute of Architects local and State Boards.

It was under Dwain Lutzow’s leadership that the THINK [about architecture] Scholarship Program was developed in 1997, providing financial support for over 200 college freshman.

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Dwain Lutzow’s Interests

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  • Architecture
  • sailing
  • travel
  • skiing
  • photography

Dwain Lutzow’s Recent Projects

Vikings show their Pride

A fully remodeled Administrative Office Suite integrating sustainable concepts with high-tech features, all focused on conveying the spirit of the brand.

Building for a Family of Faith

A new Parish Center including a gathering space and flexible meeting rooms.

Engaging Environments that Enhance the Arts

Performance Spaces designed to draw in the Community.

A Focus on Fitness

Students, residents and community-based athletic teams take advantage of full range of athletic amenities, both indoors and out.

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