Home Sweet Home


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 as Chair of 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 GLBT Chamber of Commerce and current chair of the GLBT 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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January 24, 2020

Oh Snap!

I would love to meet the marketing genius at LEGO who suggested creating the LEGO Architecture series. Someone needs a raise. Or maybe a smack upside the head! Most years at Christmas and/or my birthday, I’m peeling back wrapping paper to see which LEGO set is underneath. My efforts this…
January 22, 2020

Corner Office

After working on my own for 3-1/2 years, I finally have an office that I can call my little corner of the world. Literally. At the start of the year, I moved my office home and into our guest room. Or our quasi-guest room. Okay. The room where James’ parents…
January 10, 2020

Holiday Madness

I received a text from my sister a few days before Thanksgiving to let me know that they had voted, and James and I were hosting Christmas Eve at our house this year. (I mentioned that briefly in last month’s post.) But they voted and somehow forgot to include me…

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