Bio – Lance Michael Sprague
Lance obtained a Bachelor of Architecture from the School of Art and Architecture at the University of Idaho in Moscow, Idaho in 1989. Since then he has acquired more than twenty-five years practical architectural design and documentation experience. Prior to that, he obtained a Certificate of Construction Technology and gained over ten years technical building construction experience. As such, he has acquired a finite knowledge of construction details and procedures, which is an invaluable asset. He has completed the Architect Registration Exam (NCARB) and is eligible for California Architectural License.
Lance’s broad range of design experience includes; high-end custom residential, multi-family housing, retail, mixed use, institutional, health care facilities, educational campuses, corporate office towers and tenet improvements. He has been employed at internationally renowned firms both large and small, in San Francisco and the North Bay, and even abroad in Western Europe. Lance has worked with a number of local firms, including Michael-Barron Wike Architect in Gualala & The Sea Ranch, Micah Adretich Architect & TLCD in Santa Rosa, and many other firms across the greater Bay area.
Lance enjoys spending time working directly with clients selecting products and finishes, making design decisions, and managing projects. He is known as friendly, knowledgeable, honest and forthright. Lance is extremely well versed in environmental, sustainable, ‘green’ design. He believes in doing what’s right for the environment. Lance endeavors to create beautiful, durable projects that save clients money, strives to save resources, and to provide clean, healthy environments for his clients to live and work. Lance is a USGBC LEED AP, a MGBP (Master Green Building Professional), and Build it Green Adviser.
LMS Design is located in Mendocino, Ca. In business since 1995, Lance’s clients include architects, homeowners, contractors and developers. His projects are located across the San Francisco Bay area, though much of his business is focused here in Mendocino and Sonoma Counties. He is a self motivated individual, and a team player. He has solid communication skills and a strong client rapport. Lance boasts a keen eye for detail and strong regard for quality and craftsmanship. He is also a superior hand drafter and excellent model builder. Lance is known as a building designer who completes projects on time, on budget, with a minimum of changes. He works on AutoCAD modeling software including Architectural Desktop and Revit. As such, he is able to provide his clients with stunning 3-D renderings.
Lance is a native Californian, born and raised in Orange County. He pursued his higher education at the University of Idaho in Moscow, ID. After school, he was blessed with the opportunity to travel western Europe, even working for a time in Stockholm, Sweden. You can see this influence in most all of his design work. A Sonoma County resident for over twenty years, Lance has now relocated back to the Mendocino Coast. He now lives and works from his home office near the township of Mendocino proper, with his two sweet cats and his wonderful dog.
If you would like to procure LMS Design for your residential building design project, please Contact Lance with a brief description of your project requirements. He will contact you promptly to discuss ways he may be of service. For more information on his qualifications, please have a look at Lance’s Resume’ and Portfolio.
Lance is available from 10am to 6pm Monday through Friday and by appointment on weekends. He travels to building sites and attends meetings at client homes and offices as required, so please leave a message and he will call you back when he returns. Of course, you may always reach him by email. Thank you for considering LMS Design for all your new home, home addition, or remodel project needs.
Lance Michael Sprague
LMS Building Design