This understanding of global cultures is translated through designs that are sensitive to cultural values, traditions, communities, and geographies.  Each affiliate is firm in their commitment to the environment and to create design solutions in a manner that are consistent with sustainable design principles.


Lessard Design is headquartered in metropolitan Washington, DC with an additional office in Boston, MA. We understand how people live, work, and socialize. Our urban planning and designs for mixed-use and multi-family communities create destination points with ease of access, public spaces that encourage interaction, and generate relevant context in existing neighborhoods. We plan for expansion, growth, renewal and the future.  Chris Lessard’s award winning designs have been featured in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Urban Land Magazine, American Builders Quarterly, Design, Develop & Construct Journal, Builder Magazine, Building Design & Construction, Professional Builder and Remodeler, Multifamily Trends, Green Business Quarterly and Inform Architecture & Design.

Lessard Design Inc (LDI)


LI, is headquartered in metropolitan Washington, DC with offices in Boston and Nanjing, China, is an architecture and planning firm committed to creating environments that inspire connection, collaboration, community and commerce.  The Lessard International team and its leaders have experience working in nearly 20 countries with projects in the Americas, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.  Our diverse mix of professionals apply their unique skills, ideas and perspectives to each project resulting in sophisticated urban plans and exciting architectural designs for commercial, hospitality, mixed use and multi-family projects.

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Lessard International LLC (LI)


LDIL services clients throughout the Middle East and beyond.  Our diverse international team provides the expertise to guide clients and manage projects through all design phases, providing strategic and smart planning for existing and growing communities throughout the world.  LDIL’s thought leaders and experts work closely with clients to define a broad vision that meets objectives and provides highly functional and aesthetically pleasing environments. Our urban planning and architectural designs create destination points with ease of access, public spaces that encourage interaction generating relevant context in existing neighborhoods.

Lessard Design International LLC (LDIL)