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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.


The Big Gay Architect Blog


August 26, 2022


Happy National Dog Day! If you’re a dog owner, take a moment to give your fur-baby an extra belly rub or two and maybe an extra treat. I know our dogs have always loved both! They won’t know why you’re doing it, but if they are anything like ours past…
August 19, 2022

Great Practice

It rained. Feels weird to type that. Like getting rain is such a big deal. But after weeks of 100+ temps and nary a drop from the sky, hearing thunder and the patter of rain Wednesday night was somewhat glorious. Plus there is nothing quite as soothing as rain on…
August 12, 2022

Vegas, Baby?

How do you mark a milestone birthday? Other than getting your first piece of mail from AARP? For James’s 50th, we toyed around with a few possibilities. New York? Maybe San Francisco? Then we discovered that one of our favorite comedians was performing in Vegas the Friday after James’s birthday.…

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