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Dennis Bane



  • Architecture
  • K-12 Schools
  • Principal
Dennis Bane
  • Principal
"DLR Group’s education studio is filled with people who are passionate about creating spaces that help students be successful. Great design is a result of this passion."

Dennis is the national business development leader for the K-12 Education studio. He is responsible for collaborating with design teams across the country on new business strategies and pursuits, and leverages the firm’s global K-12 Education portfolio to elevate education for students and staff. He is a natural communicator who asks the right questions at the right time to identify real challenges school districts face related to spatial needs, then connects clients with DLR Group experts to solve those challenges and shape the educational environment for the next generation of learners.

As a licensed architect, Dennis has a keen understanding of the entire educational facility planning, programming, and design process. His experience includes facilitating community workshops to build consensus, as well as leading design teams for projects ranging from small renovations to new 3,000-student high schools.

"I take great satisfaction in knowing that I make a difference in the lives of students. I enjoy the process of building consensus by working closely with all user groups to develop functional, responsive, and cost-effective solutions."


Dennis' Projects