Studio Leader

Allen Taylor joined LS3P as an Intern Architect, after completing his degree with honors in 1989 at the University of Tennessee.  After 16 years in the Charleston office, Allen moved to Columbia to help start a new office where he serves as the Capital Studio Leader, Operations and Finance Manager, and project manager.  As a sustainable integration leader firm-wide, he has developed a strong background in sustainable project design, and was the firm’s first LEED® AP in 2002.  He has served as the USGBC-SC Chapter’s Green Schools Committee Chair since 2008, and as President of the Chapter in 2007.

Allen has designed and managed a wide variety of projects including academic, commercial, recreational, correctional, and military, among others. As a hands-on manager, he believes that teamwork and a holistic approach to design are critical to project success.