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Urban Design Group Senior Associates Richardson and Park Invited as Guest Speakers at ITT Technical Institute

Dallas, TX (PRWEB) July 16, 2010

Two Senior Associates with Urban Design Group will present a lecture on Tuesday, July 20 to students at ITT Technical Institute in Richardson, TX on the evolving role of the architect and trends in the architectural sector. William J. Richardson, AIA, and Lynnette Park, AIA, will share with the students their expertise in the industry, how they grew in the profession, project examples from the firm's portfolio and their impressions on emerging technologies and trends impacting the architectural industry.

"We are delighted to share our experience and insights with the students," mentioned Richardson. "As a firm, we feel it is important to help motivate future designers and architects. We take pleasure in meeting tomorrow's leaders and hearing their questions."

Richardson is the Studio Director in the Dallas workplace. He has more than 30 years of encounter in a wide range of architectural projects. A member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), Richardson chaired the joint national committee of the AIA and Boy Scouts of America to revise and update the Architecture Merit Badge. In addition to involvement in a number of other community organizations, including the City of Mesquite, Richardson has continually dedicated his time to the Boy Scouts of America, serving as a Scoutmaster, Adult Leader and advisor.

Park is a Senior Project Manager in the Dallas studio. She brings several years of experience to the firm and ensures that clientele, designers and contractors are all informed of project requirements and progress. Throughout her profession, she has managed projects for hotels and resorts, community spaces, retail and mixed-use, institutional and recreational styles. Outside of the office, Park dedicates her cost-free time to neighborhood Boy Scout Troop 1001.

Urban Design Group delivers architectural, interior design, organizing and urban style services to its worldwide clientele from studios in Atlanta, Georgia, and Dallas, Texas. A marketplace leader in the application and advancement of Creating Information Modeling (BIM) technologies, UDG's personnel perform on a wide range of projects from hospitality and gaming to corporate and mixed-use.

In the firm's 35-year history, Urban Design Group has completed far more than $ 6 Billion dollars in projects worldwide. The firm has received far more than 80 design excellence awards and honors, 15 style competition awards and has been featured in hundreds of magazine articles, newspaper pieces and style resource books. For far more info, please pay a visit to http://www.urbandesigngroup.com.