- University of Southern California
See projects, ideas, press, and awards that demonstrate our balanced respect for original design with the needs of modern users.
Our team uses a multi-disciplinary approach to honor historic legacies while incorporating new technology and function, integrating past and present with clarity and purpose.
- The Portland Building
A New Standard for Preservation
- Smithsonian American Art Museum’s Renwick Gallery
Reinvigorating a National Historic Landmark
- Wayne Aspinall Federal Building
Peak Performance for a Historic Building
- Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
19th-Century Landmark for 21st-Century Art Education
Firm News + Ideas + Press
University of Oregon to Renovate Historic Knight Library
The University of Oregon has commissioned our firm to re-imagine the iconic Knight Library, defining a new vision for the historic facility.
What characteristics of historic preservation align with sustainability?
In the Details: Women's History at Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts
The 1876 Landmark Building at PAFA is one of the finest examples of late Victorian architecture, but its principles were progressive.
DLR Group's 'Reconstruction' of the Portland Building
ArchRecord looks at what the $195 million reconstruction means for the city of Portland and the architectural community.
Accidentally Wes Anderson Tours Cleveland: Our Highlights
Tour some of our projects in Cleveland through the lens of our friends at Accidentally Wes Anderson.
Rebuilding History: Modernizing the L.A. Memorial Coliseum
Popular Mechanics features our strategy for 235,000 new square feet of space in the existing Coliseum, without eliminating the historic feel of a bowl originally built in a park or altering the building’s famed façade.
Honors + Recognitions
Friend of Preservation Award, Historic Preservation
Friend of Preservation Award, City of Fort Collins
2021 American Architecture Award
Chicago Athenaeum and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies
Defining a Practice
Erica Ceder, LEED AP BD+C, Assoc. DBIA
"DLR Group’s reconstruction of the Portland Building represented a unique chance to lead a larger conversation about historic preservation. I've spoken at national conferences, been interviewed by design publications, and featured in a documentary series because of our efforts to restore the Portland Building. It’s rewarding to know DLR Group successfully reinvigorated the building for the next generation."See all open positions
Meet our People
Our sector, discipline, and executive leaders are dispersed to mentor the next generation of employee-owners, counsel clients, and share their design voice in their local communities.
The concept of ownership, its importance to our culture, and the immense benefits are rather simple. Driven by opportunity, we make decisions that impact not only our success but also that of our clients and partners. our clients and partners.