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Architect Gary Gene Olp, FAIA Recognized for Significant Contribution to National Architecture & Society

Dallas, TX based award-winning architect and eco-preneur Gary Gene Olp, FAIA, LEED AP B D + C was inducted into the distinguished AIA College of Fellows in Chicago in late June. An honor bestowed upon less than 3% of the AIA’s 83,000 members, the accreditation comes with the responsibility and commitment to continue contributing to leadership, innovation, and mentorship in the Architecture and design industry.

Dallas, TX, July 17, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Olp elevated to The American Institute of Architects (AIA) College of fellows for advancing the standards of architectural practice, education & training.

Dallas-based award-winning architect and eco-preneur Gary Gene Olp, FAIA, LEED AP B D + C was inducted into the distinguished AIA College of Fellows in Chicago in late June. An honor bestowed upon less than 3% of the AIA’s 83,000 members, the accreditation comes with the responsibility and commitment to continue contributing to leadership, innovation, and mentorship in the Architecture and design industry.

Olp has created contemporary, place-sensitive Architecture throughout his 25 plus year career. Recognized as an early leader in the green building movement, he is credited with forging sustainable design and development practices in the City of Dallas, along with contributing to the initial development of the USGBC LEED for Homes rating system. Olp’s clients know that their project will always be original, thoughtful, and innovative, both in design and construction.

“Creating beautiful, functional, inspiring environments that elicit a vital living experience, for client and occupant alike, is our job,” said Gary Gene Olp, FAIA of GGO Architects. “We all seek to live a life full of purpose and meaning. My Architecture enlivens the daily living experience by facilitating an awareness of the immediacy of the moment. Our work is connected to the natural world: bathed in daylight, built with a priority of health, fostering the peace of mind that comes with energy efficiency, functionality, repose, and resilience. Most importantly—people love living, learning, and working in my buildings, deeply feeling that the environments reflect their own personalities, cultures, and their desire to belong to place.”

About GGO Architects
Founded by Gary Gene Olp, FAIA, LEED AP B D + C, NCARB, GGO Architects is a highly acclaimed contemporary architectural practice in Dallas, Texas dedicated to innovation in design and sensitivity to place and the environment. With a unique combination of master planning and design experience, GGO Architects has the ability to evaluate, comprehend, and skillfully design each project as one of a kind. Their responsibility to each client respects this individuality of commitment. GGO Architects simply design through environmental responsiveness, sustainability and affordability; with a holistic integrated approach to design depth and strength into their work, clarity and curiosity into their craft.

For more information, or to schedule an interview with Gary Gene Olp, FAIA, please call Amy King at 202.288.8335 or email amy@nestedstrategies.com.

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Email: amy@nestedstrategies.com
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Olp_FAIA_2014.PDF
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Image of all AIA Fellows inducted for 2014 Photo Credit: American Institute of Architects (AIA)
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Photo of Gary Gene Olp, FAIA
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Plano Environmental Education Center
Example of Gary Gene Olp's architectural design work. This building is certified LEED Platinum and is located in Plano, TX.
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