Neil Dawson, AIA

Living Practice Leader

Vice President | Principal

Principal Neil Dawson serves as LS3P’s Living Practice Leader located in the Savannah office. With over thirty years of experience in planning, design, and historic preservation projects across coastal Georgia and the Southeast, Neil is highly skilled at navigating the requirements of complex building design with significant technology and sustainability requirements.

Neil has built and renovated over 600 structures in Savannah’s Historic District. From small renovations to large-scale adaptive reuse designs, Neil has not only revitalized Savannah physically through designing, preserving, and improving buildings that form this urban experience, but he has also had a significant impact on the economic vitality of all Savannahians. Neil has preserved and re-imagined historic structures, saving them from neglect or demolition.

Neil has been honored with numerous awards at the city, state, and national levels; his work on the SCAD Museum earned an AIA National Design Award in 2014, and his work has been published in the New York Times.

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT & PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS: AIA Savannah Chapter President (2002); AIA Georgia Chapter President (2017); USGBC LEED Accredited Professional