Murray Legge, a licensed architect, is a graduate of the Cooper Union School of Architecture in New York City. A principal architect with LZT Architects in Austin, Texas and a founding member of the interdisciplinary group Legge Lewis Legge, Mr. Legge was the recipient of the 2006 AIA Austin Young Architectural Professional Award. His work ranges from architecture and landscape design to public art. Mr. Legge has won many competitions and design awards including local, and national AIA (American Institute of Architects) awards for his design work including two national AIA awards, one for sustainable design. Winner of the prestigious Lyceum Fellowship he was also finalist (twice) in Van Alen Institute competitions including the Paris Prize.
Mr. Legge’s design for the Lost Pines Chapel was recently awarded the American Architecture Award by the Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design and the European Center for Architecture Art and Design.
His work has appeared in Dwell, Architectural Record, Landscape World, Art in America, Wood Design and Building, Texas Architect, The Journal of Architectural Education, and profiled in the Boston Globe, Austin American Statesman and Houston Chronicle. Mr. Legge has taught workshops, lectured and been visiting critic and lecturer at the University of Texas at Austin.
Legge Lewis Legge, based in Austin and New York, focuses on large-scale public art installations, one of which, designed for Austin's Central Forensics Laboratory, appeared in Art in Americas 2004 Public Art in Review. Legge Lewis Legge was the recipient of a national AIA award for Cup City, a temporary interactive lounge, honorable mention in the international design competition for the flight 93 memorial and finalist in the Boston Logan Airport 9/11 memorial competition. Legge Lewis Legges work has been published in Asian, Europe and South America and currently has work in group shows in Canada and St Louis.
This year Legge Lewis Legge was invited by the design department of the Milanese newspaper ‘Corriere dellas Sera’ to participate, along with 10 other international design firms, in a project for Milan Design Week 2011.
Featured projects: "Contemporary Pool House", "Stekler House"
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