Washington, DC — Lam Partners, an architectural lighting design firm with offices in Cambridge, MA, Pittsburgh, PA, and now Washington, DC, has announced that Chris Stroik, AIA, IALD, MIES has joined the firm as a principal and will lead the firm’s new DC Studio.
Chris is a trained architect with over twenty-five years of experience in lighting design—most recently as Founder and Principal of the DC-based, award-winning STROIK Lighting Design. His portfolio features many corporate, cultural, and institutional projects including Gallery 64, Rubell Museum DC, Catholic University’s Garvey Hall, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, National Museum of American Diplomacy, and the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) Virginia Headquarters.
Together, Lam Partners and Chris will grow their architectural lighting design services in the greater Washington, DC area, combining Chris’s experience in the cultural and institutional landscape with Lam’s extensive portfolio and collaborative design process.
This appointment follows a period of significant activity for Lam in DC, with an increasing number of projects currently underway. These include Georgetown University’s 55 H Street and Henle Student Housing, The Estate, 1333 New Hampshire Avenue, 1000 Maine Street, and 1900 N. Street, among others.
“It is truly an honor to be incorporated into Lam Partners. I’m excited to partner with a really diverse and talented group of like-minded people who have such breadth of vision”, Chris explained.
“We are excited to welcome Chris to Lam Partners and to leverage his extensive project experience, along with his passion for collaboration and design excellence, as we continue to nurture and serve a growing client base in the greater Washington, DC area”, said principal Jamie Perry. “He’ll focus on driving growth through his strong relationships with key clients and consultants in DC and across the country, while working closely with the entire Lam team.”
About Lam Partners
Lam Partners provides lighting design for architectural and exterior environments. We combine the experience and professionalism nurtured over the 60+ years of our firm’s history with the creativity, flexibility, responsiveness, and cutting‐edge technical excellence demanded by today’s projects. Our talented design team offers our clients diverse, multi-disciplinary backgrounds and complementary lighting expertise. Our approach is founded on our ability to understand our client’s design intention, and to use lighting skillfully to realize that vision.