LGA Architecture


About LGA Architecture

LGA Architecture (LGA) was founded as a sole proprietorship in 1994 by Les Godowski to provide Architectural Design, Planning and Project Management services to public and private clients throughout Oregon. LGA assists clients in all architectural phases − from pre-design through project closeout − delivering cost-effective design solutions, proactive project management and personal client service.

LGA project experience encompasses new construction, renovation, re-adaptation and tenant improvements to a variety of building types, including:

  • Civic facilities and community centers
  • Maintenance and support facilities
  • Educational facilities, K-12 schools and libraries
  • Commercial offices, industrial and high tech facilities
  • Retirement, affordable and multiple-unit housing
  • Retail shops, restaurants, snack bars and cafes
  • Airport/Aviation offices and support facilities
  • Zoological exhibits and service facilities

LGA specializes in sustainability/LEED® projects, along with analyses and upgrades to address ADA compliance, seismic issues and life/safety concerns.

LGA Architecture is registered with the State of Oregon (#0319AF) and has been a member of the U.S. Green Building Council since 2007.


Les Godowski, Principal

Les presents more than 25 years of progressive architectural experience, including 18 years of private practice. He manages the daily business operations of LGA Architecture and delivers architectural services from pre-design to project closeout. Les builds and maintains collaborative relationships, creating a positive team environment to meet each client’s goals and objectives.

Les has traveled extensively throughout Europe, Australia and the United States. An avid collector of unusual and rare plants from around the world, Les looks to integrate unique vegetation into design projects wherever possible. His goal is to blend the natural environment with the modern world to create an enriching experience that engages all of the senses.

Les is a graduate of the University of Oregon and maintains architectural registrations in Oregon and Texas.



Phone: 503.579.2637

Email: LGAArch@frontier.com

Web: www.LGAArch.com


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Carnegie Annex – renovation of a 1930’s branch library

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