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Vaughn Lewis

NOMA, Assoc. AIA, LEED GA | Designer

Vaughn Lewis is a Designer at MBB Architects and currently working on the Stonewall National Monument Visitor Center (SNMVC) at 51 Christopher Street. The Stonewall National Monument Visitor Center will serve the LGBTQ+ community and broader public by:

  •  Telling the story of what happened leading up to and on that historic June night in 1969
  •  Honor the Stonewall Inn’s history and legacy through educational programming
  •  Promoting continued activism among young members of the community
  •  Creating a welcoming place for the LGBTQ+ members & Allies to celebrate

Vaughn holds a Bachelor of Architecture from The Cooper Union. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Architects Foundation, the philanthropic partner of The American Institute of Architects (AIA). He is a recipient of the 2019 Architects Foundation/McAslan Fellowship, 2018 William Cooper Mack Thesis Fellowship, 2017 Palmer Hayden Travel Fellowship, and the 2015 AIA/AF Diversity Scholarship. These fellowships enabled him to travel through North America, Europe, Asia and Africa to develop a better understanding of how architecture engages with different cultures and communities. With diverse academic and professional experience, his design sensibility is crafted by a complexity of issues pertaining to the reinterpretation of memory, equity, and sustainability.

Vaughn joined MBB Architects in 2019.