Alexander Lamis, FAIA, is a Partner at Robert A.M. Stern Architects and has been with the firm since 1983. He has over 20 years of experience designing public library and civic and community buildings including central public libraries in Jacksonville, Miami Beach, and Clearwater, Florida; Nashville, Tennessee; Birmingham, Alabama; Columbus, Georgia; Bangor, Maine; Lakewood, Ohio; Calabasas, California; New York; and Chapel Hill, North Carolina; as well as the Baker Library | Bloomberg Center at the Harvard Business School, North Hall and Library at Bronx Community College, and the George W. Bush Presidential Library at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texa
A frequent speaker on library issues, Mr. Lamis has made presentations at the American Library Association Computers in Libraries, IOLS, the National Library of Medicine, and the MIT Club of New York. He contributed the chapter on sustainable design to the book Planning the Modern Public Library Building and the article “Evolving Spaces: An Architect’s Perspective on Libraries” in Volume 28 of Advances in Librarianship. He is a co-author of Designs for Learning: College and University Buildings by Robert A.M. Stern Architects (New York: Monacelli, 2016). Mr. Lamis holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Master of Architecture degree from the Graduate School of Architecture and Planning of Columbia University.