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Lukas Kaplan

Design Professional – Architecture

An active member of VRA’s production team, Lukas is involved in a wide variety of project types and is advanced in BIM, Revit, 3-D modeling and architectural rendering. Lukas recently designed the new Whitney Bank – Lakeside Branch, now being used as the prototype for new branches throughout Louisiana. Lukas received a professional training from a top U.S. Architectural Photographer Richard Payne, FAIA (2013) and frequently photographs completed VRA projects. His work can be seen throughout the firm’s website and marketing materials.

Originally from Prague, Lukas brings creativity with a global perspective to his work. He has both American and European architectural experience, inside and outside of architectural studios, and enjoys exploring architecture on other continents.

Lukas is a passionate scuba diver and gets creative inspiration while diving, reconnecting with nature and actively recharging. He is a PADI Master Scuba Diver, Coral Reef Alliance member and supporter, and is a long-term volunteer diver and Dive Team Leader at the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas.

Team Member Since: 2007

Education:  Master of Architecture, 2005 Czech Technical University in Prague – Faculty of Architecture