Lea Bass Rogers, AIA
Since 1997 Lea Rogers has managed a diverse group of projects including green and award-winning designs. In addition to being featured in numerous publications, her project Museo Americano - Smithsonian received a Texas Society of Architects Design Award in 2009, AIA Design Awards in 2000 and 2008, and a San Antonio Business Journal Award in 2008. Saint Laurence Catholic Church received the 2009 Associated Masonry Contractors Golden Trowel Award, and Lea recently managed the new animal shelter project for the City of Austin, Austin Animal Center, a LEED Silver candidate. In 1997 Lea received her Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Texas at Austin where she was a Terry Foundation Scholar and a Jesse H. Jones Scholar. She also attended the Lugano Study Abroad Program in 1995 and participated in the School of Architecture's Residency Program. Lea is a member of Houston Mod, a modern architecture preservation organization, where she served on the board of directors and currently serves on the advisory board. In 2007 Lea relocated to Austin and continues to manage projects for Jackson & Ryan. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking and swimming in the Texas Hill Country.