Founded in 1976, Gorman Richardson Lewis Architects (GRLA) is a multidisciplinary firm offering a full range of architecture, master planning, and interior design services, as well as building envelope consulting and forensic services. We are client-focused, technical problem solvers.
Our goal is to develop workable, intelligent design solutions and document them clearly. We seek form and function - and we have the in-house team to support our vision.
We work for a diverse client base including corporations, municipalities, colleges and universities, cultural institutions, and property developers and managers. Learn more about who we work with here.
Our firm’s culture is based on creativity and collaboration — and we extend those values to each project, working closely with our clients, engineers, construction professionals and vendors from project kick-off through completion. View our Portfolio to see a selection of our architecture, planning and interiors projects, or visit our Building Envelope Sciences page to learn more about our building envelope expertise.
Our team of talented architects, engineers, interior designers, planners and building envelope specialists work cohesively to develop the right solutions for each client and we look forward to working with you on your next project.
Michael Gorman, AIA, CSI
As co-founder and Principal of GRLA, Mike has been instrumental in developing the firm’s portfolio of corporate and advanced technology clients. In addition to architectural design, Mike offers special engineering expertise in complex mechanical and electrical systems and structural system analysis. His completed projects include over two million square feet of ground-up construction and interior renovations.
Outside the office, Mike serves on the Board of Trustees for the EcoTarium Museum, and has been a guest lecturer at Babson College and the University of Connecticut.
Scott Richardson, AIA, LEED AP
Since co-founding GRLA in 1976, Scott Richardson has served as Principal-in-Charge on a variety of corporate, educational, community, and residential projects. He provides leadership on all of the firm’s green projects, and strives to incorporate environmentally responsible design practices into all of GRLA’s work.
Scott is a member of the Boston Architectural College's Board of Trustees and is currently the President of the Hopkinton Chamber of Commerce.
Steve Lewis, AIA
As Design Principal of GRLA, Steve has over 35 years’ experience designing for a variety of corporate, public, residential, and community clients. Steve specializes in creating well thought-out spaces that meet the functional and aesthetic needs of each project. In addition to his project experience, Steve’s artful hand-drawn renderings bring each project to life and clearly communicate GRLA’s design vision to clients and stakeholders.
Steve is the Chapter President for the AIA of Central Massachusetts and serves on the Belding-Corticelli Mill Improvement Committee, a Brownfield project in Thompson, Connecticut.