Praxis3 is excited to kick off 2018 by recognizing three people that have made significant contributions to our continued success as a design practice. Sarah Butler and Kevin Lackey have been promoted to Senior Associate, and Martha Henderson-Bennett has been promoted to Associate.

Sarah Butler has 19 years of professional experience and joined Praxis3 in 2014. Since becoming an Associate in 2016, Sarah has continued to develop as an exceptional project manager, as a mentor to young professionals, and as an ambassador of the firm to the design and construction community.  Sarah manages a diverse portfolio of project types, including higher education, housing, and automotive retail, providing excellent project leadership for new construction projects and complicated remodels.  Her professionalism provides an excellent example for younger professionals, and Sarah has established herself as a trusted mentor in the office and in the Atlanta design community.  Her commitment to professional service outside the office has continued to grow, evidenced by her participation in events such as AIA Open House Atlanta, the 2017 Georgia Association of State Facilities Administrators (GASFA) Conference, and her involvement with the Urban Land Institute, where she serves on the ULI Technical Assistance Program Committee and is Chair of the Design for Affordability Task Force.  


  Kevin Lackey joined Praxis3 in 2010, and was named an Associate of the firm in 2013.  With more than 15 years of professional experience, Kevin has established himself as an excellent Project Manager, has continued to develop strong client relationships in multiple practice sectors, and has become increasingly involved with business development activities.  Kevin’s project management portfolio is diverse, and is comprised of many of the most complex projects in the office, including automotive, higher education, and hospitality projects.  He has developed strong working relationships with clients at the University of Georgia and the Technical College System of Georgia, and has been able to effectively navigate the complex project delivery and administration procedures that accompany public sector higher education design projects.  Kevin has also taken a larger role in business development in the higher education sector, representing the firm at the2017 Georgia Association of State Facilities Administrators (GASFA) Conference and playing a key role in helping the firm to craft and execute successful interview presentations with UGA and TCSG.


Martha Henderson-Bennett joined Praxis3 in 2016 and has played a critical role in helping the firm improve its technical performance and design quality.  With more than 25 years of professional experience, Martha brings a truly unique set of design skills to Praxis3, providing technical expertise, construction knowledge, aesthetic acumen, and an ability to communicate effectively across the full spectrum of Praxis3’s staff.  She provides mentorship and guidance to young professionals in the office while also assisting more experienced designers with complex design and construction challenges.  She plays in integral role in the firm’s Quality Assurance / Quality Control processes and has helped the firm to update its’ master specifications.  Additionally, Martha has developed an ongoing series of educational programs for the office, with topics ranging from architectural detailing to building code conformance.


It is with great pride that we announce these promotions. Please join us in congratulating Sarah Butler, Kevin Lackey, and Martha Henderson-Bennett on their accomplishments.

About Praxis3: Praxis3 is an architecture + multidisciplinary design firm serving a diverse array of clients across the country. Our clients include leading universities, technical colleges, automotive groups, developers, local governments, financial institutions, and retail groups. Founded in 1997, Praxis3 is based in Atlanta, Georgia. During our 20 year history we have excelled at customer service and our work is the recipient of numerous design awards and client accolades. For additional information please contact Ryan Stancill 404.849.8114


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