Larry Lander Principal
“The workplace is a learning environment. The foundation of workplace effectiveness is a rich combination of spaces that promote collaboration, leverage technology and allow true collegiality in order to support organizations striving for breakthrough performance."
Larry’s thirty-plus year career in workplace design is the foundation for his deep knowledge of effective work environments, his interest in workplace strategy and programming and the development of workplace planning guidelines for projects around the world. As a principal with PDR, he has led the teams in the design of large-scale new buildings, development of campus and learning environments and corporate relocations.
For 3M, he led the workplace design for their Austin, Texas campus, designed to promote collegiality between laboratory and office workers.He developed the collaborative workplace concepts for the Chrysler Technology Center and was instrumental in the renovation of Chevron’s suburban Houston campus. His deep knowledge on the design of effective workplaces helped establish ExxonMobil’s global workplace design criteria: comprehensive global guidelines designed to support the organization’s corporate philosophies while embracing local cultures. He has led projects throughout North America and around the world including Europe, Asia and South America.
Larry credits his success to his hands-on collaboration with clients to establish strategies and strong concept design. His strong rapport with client teams helps ensure outstanding results and effective team dynamics.
Larry is a Principal with PDR and a Registered Architect in the State of Texas. He earned his Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Cincinnati.