Jeremy Sommer


Sommer Design Studios, LLC
sommerdesignstudios.com
145 Camford Stone Path

Fayetteville, GA 30214
678-357-5057


Jeremy-Sommer

Jeremy founded Sommer Design Studios, LLC in January of 2009, after receiving his Master of Science in Classical Design from The Georgia Institute of Technology in association with the Institute of Classical Architecture and Classical America, to focus on traditional architecture and urbanism.  As an Adjunct Professor at Georgia Tech, he has taught both elective and studio courses on traditional and classical design. One of the firm’s first projects was, to join with a team of designers, to enter an international competition for the New Village of Luana Gardens, in Jamaica, which they won.  The firm recently complete the Hospital House for Norton Commons, in Louisville, KY, which will be raffled off to raise money for a local charity. 
   Mr. Sommer received his undergraduate degree from the University of Miami, School of Architecture.

Following graduation, he worked for Eric Watson Architects in Tampa.  Projects of note included residential and civic design for projects in both Seaside and Rosemary Beach in the Panhandle of Florida.  While in Tampa he also worked with Cooper, Johnson, Smith Architects, where he focused on both design for residential clients and educational institutions.
   In July of 2000, he joined Historical Concepts in Atlanta, where he rose to Senior Associate before returning to receive his Master’s degree.  While with Historical Concepts, he worked on a variety of projects ranging from residential projects in new urbanist communities, such as East Beach, Alys Beach, Watercolor and Watersound.  He also worked on community buildings such as the Chapel at Palmetto Bluff, SC main street buildings in Senoia, GA and the Greeter’s Store at Oldfield, SC.  In addition, Sommer also participated in many of the firms master planning projects ranging from an eight acre infill project in Senoia, GA to a 1600 acre Mountain Golf Community.
   Mr. Sommer has been actively involved in the Congress of New Urbanism, since college. He was also was a founding member of the Atlanta Chapter, which was started in 2006. He currently holds the chair for Activities, which includes the tours for the upcoming Atlanta CNU Conference. Sommer has also lectured on using precedent in design at several Traditional Building Conferences and Expos.

   Jeremy spends his free time with his wife and children, and participating in activities at his church, which sometimes includes drawing up plans for Catholic Centers, and retreat homes.

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