praxis3 newsletter >February, 2013


2013 Appointments
We’re fortunate to have many dedicated individuals supporting our practice, and many dedicated clients that allow us to hone our craft and to support their enterprises during that time.

Exceptional leadership is required as we look to the future. Praxis3 is pleased to announce our appointments for 2013.



Brian Tanner, Principal

Brian has been with Praxis3 since the firm was founded in 1997. He brings 22 years of experience in architecture, working on a variety of project types. Brian has a long history of mentoring young architects and being an advocate for developing the future of our profession. His work in the area of multifamily housing design is widely known and in 2009, his Renaissance Walk at Sweet Auburn project earned an AIA Honor Award. Brian also managed the design of the Capitol Gateway project in Atlanta, a $120 million, mixed-use development with nearly 1,000 units of housing and 45,000sf of retail. In addition, Brian brings 15 years of experience in automotive retail, designing and managing well over 125 dealerships to date. Brian is a core member of Praxis3’s senior management team focusing on design, standards and professional development. He received his BS in Architecture from Georgia Tech and his Master of Architecture degree from Georgia Tech.

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  Brian Tanner

Ryan Stancill, Principal
Ryan’s professional experience in architecture spans 18 years. He started with Praxis3 in 2006 as an Associate. Over the years Ryan has become an industry expert in planning automotive dealerships and financial branches, having been involved in the planning and design of well over 400 dealerships and over 125 branches and partnering with some of the largest automotive groups in the world. He is also the Director of Practice Development for Praxis3, working to develop new client relationships and teams across the country. He is a core member of Praxis3’s senior management team and works daily to guide the practice in various markets and in the services needed to support those markets. Ryan received his Bachelor of Architecture from the Boston Architectural Center. In addition, Ryan studied Early American Literature at Harvard University and Physics at Northeastern University.

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  Ryan Stancill

Leigh Cross, Associate

Leigh is our Accountant & Financial Manager. She has been with Praxis3 since 2005. Her work is instrumental in managing the business side of our practice and her efforts helped to safely guide our firm through the ups and downs of what it means to be a design practice during the past 8 years. Leigh has long been considered a member of our management team and for years has been involved in directing the firm in matters far beyond financial. She is a graduate of Furman University, receiving her BA in Accounting.





  Leigh Cross

About Praxis3: Praxis3 architecture is a multidisciplinary design firm serving a diverse array of clients across the country. Our clients include leading universities, technical colleges, developers, local governments, financial institutions, and retail groups. Founded in 1997, Praxis3 is based in Atlanta, Georgia. During our 15 year history we have excelled at customer service and our work is the recipient of numerous design awards and client accolades. For addititonal information please contact Ryan Stancill 404.849.8114


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