Laura L. Lyon
Vice President | Principal
Laura L. Lyon, serves as Vice President and Principal of H3 Studio, leading and participating in diverse projects concerning cultural, interpretive and environmental planning. Laura partners with organizations throughout the region to facilitate, interpret, and develop innovative plans and strategies for the unique success of each project. She has a diverse background in art, architecture, graphic and urban design. She brings unique problem solving and exploratory interpretive initiatives to all projects of all scales: regional and community master plans to interpretive plans, grants and fundraising events. Believing that public engagement enriches every initiative, Laura creates unique public outreach initiatives that address each project’s needs and objectives, including accessibility to all citizen groups. She ensures that each project is extensively researched in terms of its history, identity and positioning within the national and regional context. Visual and written communication tools are created in order to provide highly particularized project identities, concepts and design solutions. Many of her H3 Studio projects have been awarded by the APA, AIA, ASLA, and CNU, at the local, state, and national levels. The Confluence: a Conservation, Heritage and Recreation Corridor, was chosen by the USDA as 1 of 3 projects to be presented at Johannesburg, SA World Sustainability Conference.
Laura has a Master of Architecture degree with emphasis in Architecture and Urban Design from Washington University – St. Louis and Bachelor of Design from the University of Florida. She is a member of the National Recreation and Park Association, Missouri Recreation and Park Association, National Association for Interpretation, and Congress of New Urbanism. She has been appointed and/or served as the Chairman for the Urban Community Business Association, the Vice President and member of the St. Charles Park and Recreation Board, and since 2006, has served as the Graphic Design Chair the Central Institute for the Deaf.