Minnesota and Wisconsin; (September 21, 2020) – Wagner Zaun Architecture Inc. of Duluth is joining forces with LHB, Inc. to strengthen its services for a broad range of partners. As a premier provider of commercial interior buildouts including office space, restaurants, breweries, and custom single-family homes, Wagner Zaun’s talented professionals will add a wider breadth of expertise as they are integrated into LHB’s multi-disciplinary team.
“Joining LHB provides an exciting opportunity for us to accomplish more for our clients,” stated Doug Zaun, AIA, Principal/Owner at Wagner Zaun Architecture. “We’re looking forward to expanding our work in the commercial, housing, and government arenas with the support of LHB’s full-service capabilities while being able to provide enhanced services to our existing clients. Together our collective team will be able to more efficiently design innovative spaces that have a lasting impact on their communities.”
This asset purchase significantly strengthens LHB’s presence in Duluth through the addition of Wagner Zaun’s architectural experience, extensive portfolio, and their emphasis on sustainable cold climate/low energy design. Doug Zaun brings over 30 years of design expertise in complex commercial projects, including office environments, community gathering spaces, hotels, and restaurants, as well as affordable housing, single-family homes, and apartments. By listening to his clients and including them in the design process, he enjoys creating meaningful, innovative, and cost-effective structures. Doug believes that architecture should not be the product of a single individual but rather an expression of the collective efforts of the client and their architect. He is a Registered Architect in Minnesota and Wisconsin and graduated from North Dakota State University with a Bachelor of Architecture and Bachelor of Arts.
Project Architect Elden Lindamood is inspired by learning from others and sharing his own expertise through personal and professional pursuits. With more than 23 years of experience, he specializes in passive solar design and super-insulated construction methods for residential and commercial projects. Elden has presented topics at the Duluth Energy Design Conference and the Midwest Renewable Energy Fair. He has also taught classes for Duluth Community Ed and the Duluth Folk School. Elden received a Bachelor of Architecture and a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Design from North Dakota State University.
LHB is dedicated to supporting communities, reducing long term operating costs, and improving the quality of life for our clients. With a staff of 260, we provide integrated design solutions while delivering creative, practical, and cost-effective results. For more information or to schedule an interview, contact Rick Carter at 612.752.6923, Rick.Carter@LHBcorp.com or visit www.LHBcorp.com, LinkedIn, and Twitter @LHB_AEfirm.