Associated with the firms network

Burr Lawrence Rising + Bates, Architect; Burr Lawrence Rising, Architects

Professional History

Partner, Burr Lawrence Rising + Bates (BLRB), Architects, Tacoma, WA; Chief Executive Officer, BLRB, Tacoma, WA, 2003-present; in 2010, the BLRB web site indicated that Rising had been "...principal-in-charge for over 55 major projects and countless small works projects." (See "Management: Paul Rising, AIA, LEED® AP Principal/CEO,"Accessed 11/30/2010.)

The BLRB web site portrait of Rising noted in 2010: "He has facilitated many planning processes that have resulted in clear educational planning documents and concepts. Paul focuses on how diverse points of view ultimately improve the quality of the project. Paul is a recognized authority and specialist on energy conservation and use of daylighting in educational facilities. He was the principal author of the Washington State Energy Office document titled 'Energy Conscious Design and the Architectural Program.'" (See "Management: Paul Rising, AIA, LEED® AP Principal/CEO,"Accessed 11/30/2010.)


B.Arch., Washington State University, Pullman, WA;

PCAD id: 3089