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Sam Batchelor, AIA

designLAB Architects
Sam Batchelor's work is founded in a responsibility to the importance of craft and community. He maintains a hands-on involvement in designLAB’s projects from schematic design through construction and post-occupancy. Sam is an artful communicator, facilitating collaboration between the design team, client group, engineers, and contractors to ensure the successful completion of each project under his supervision. As partner, Sam's leadership and spirit help shape the work and culture of designLAB.

Sam is a dedicated mentor and advocate. Sam founded and directs the MassArt Community/Build Studio, and co-founded the BAC furniture design studio. Sam served as president of the Board of Directors for the Community Design Resource Center - a non-profit dedicated to bringing pro-bono design services to under-served clients. He is also active on several Committees for the Boston Society of Architects. Sam's collaborative spirit and patient manner are only a few of the qualities that embolden him as both architect and mentor.