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Larry Paschall, AIA, is chief executive officer of Spotted Dog Architecture, specializing in residential architecture with a focus on home additions and renovations. In addition to being an architect, entrepreneur, and noted speaker, Mr. Paschall is a fervent advocate for his industry and the communities in which he both lives and serves and is currently pursuing advocacy opportunities within the architecture and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) communities.

Mr. Paschall currently serves on the advisory group for the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Practice Management Knowledge Community. He is a former board member and chair of the North Texas LLBT Chamber of Commerce and the LGBT Chamber Foundation.

A respected and inspirational speaker, Mr. Paschall has shared his experience and respective industry acumen at state and regional conferences for the American Institute of Architects (AIA), speaking on such topics as alternative marketing for architecture; architects as industry advocates; and LGBT recognition within architecture.

In addition to his design and advocacy activities, Mr. Paschall is author of The Big Gay Architect Blog.


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June 24, 2022

Not the Issue

Liberal teachers. Abortion. Absent fathers. Mental health. Wokeness. Erosion of faith. Smartphones (yes, smartphones). Cultural sickness (whatever that encompasses). Following the Uvalde school shooting, all the above were excuses trotted out for why the shooting happened. One conspiracy theory that was promoted by some Congress members even had the shooter…
June 7, 2022

Magic Mirror

I had the rude shock the other morning of looking in the mirror and realizing just how much I look like my father. Oof! Definitely wasn’t prepared for that kicking off my day. Not that I didn’t already know this. To look at me is to look at my dad…
May 27, 2022

Snow Day

I feel like the biggest dork. And not for the usual reasons, but because it snowed. Obviously not here in Dallas. Snow in May would cause people here to lose their minds. It’s bad enough when that happens in March. I can only imagine the craziness that would ensue if…

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