W.A. "Bud" Lawrence, ICA/CA is the principal partner of Period Style Homes, Inc. specializing in land planning and residential design and Lawrence Design-Build, Inc. specializing in Residential and Commercial construction. Through out his 34 year career he has designed residential projects in classical, traditional and vernacular styles nationally and internationally. He has trained at the prestigious Institute of Classical Architecture & Classical America, The Charrette Institute, and Louisiana State University in addition to studying throughout Europe, Asia and South America. His designs have been published in many periodicals, have won numerous regional and national awards and are featured in several high-profile neo-traditional/new urbanism communities. He is also a lecturer and teacher, hoping to further encourage and educate fellow design and building professionals in the language of classicism.