Designing For A Better Tomorrow

Our goal is to assist you with any size or scope of project. We keep you informed as it progresses through the various stages. Our services include:

  • Site selection and analysis

  • Program analysis

  • Interior design

  • Cost projection

  • Master planning

  • Schematic design

  • Design development

  • Construction documents

  • Bid/Negotiation

  • Construction administration


LARSEN DYE ASSOCIATES ARCHITECTS (LDaa) is a commercial design firm with offices in Irving, Texas. The principal architects combined their firms in 1995 from individual practices dating to 1986. The partners, Phillip Dye and Rick Larsen, have more than sixty years of combined professional experience in the architectural profession. This broad experience base, sensitivity to a client’s needs, our dedicated staff, and the relationships we have with our consultants, enable us to assemble a talented and experienced professional team for any project. LDaa services are customized to meet the budget and requirements of each project.

Over the years LDaa has demonstrated the quality, availability and adaptability of our contractual services by providing services for a variety of clients with specific and highly technical uses. This is a credit to the principal architects’ approach to design and problem solving, which employs a team of talented professionals who work closely with the client during all phases of the work through construction until project completion. LDaa is a US Green Building Council, LEED Certified AP Firm.

Medical / Commercial / Office / Manufacturing / Industrial / Sacred Religious Space / Maintenance / Recreation / Private Education / Municipal / Service Facility

New Construction / Renovation / Additions / Space Planning / Finish-Out / Special Studies / Planning and Zoning / Code Compliance / Site Evaluation / Construction Review / 3D Graphics


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Principal in Charge of Development, Mr. Larsen is responsible for overall scope definition, budget preparation, client contact and design development of a building project. Rick is directly involved in developing the project’s design, budgets, schedules, phasing and implementation. Rick has more than twenty two years’ experience in the architectural field, in addition to his years of municipal and commercial experience. He is involved in the everyday aspects of each project and provides management and business development at Larsen Dye Associates Architects (LDaa).

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Principal in Charge of Finance. Mr. Dye is the financial officer of the firm. Phillip also functions as Project Architect or Project Manager in charge of a project. Mr. Dye is responsible for implementing scope definition, budget compliance, client contact and design development of a building project. Phillip is directly involved in developing the project’s design, design development, construction documents, schedules, phasing and execution. He is involved in the everyday aspects of his projects, including project fulfillment of quality control, at Larsen Dye Associates Architects (LDaa).

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Ms. Dye is responsible for the day-to-day public relation operations of the company. Lynelle is primarily involved with marketing, client development and customer retention. She has more than ten years’ experience in the healthcare field, in addition to fourteen years in purchasing and program support. Lynelle performs the evaluation and selection of the consultants used on the project teams. She is responsible for project scheduling and manpower allocation, including hiring and professional development of employees.



Planning is one of the most crucial steps in the successful development of a project, albeit hard to define. Each client’s perception of planning is distinctive and each project is unique in its need for application and planning. Larsen Dye Associates Architects (LDaa) assists the client in facilitating the realization and achievement of plans, whether it is the drawing up of an organized arrangement, establishing goals, policies and procedures or in making or carrying out the plans.


Larsen Dye Associates Architects (LDaa) provides professional services to suit the needs of the client. We consult with and bring together a networked team of accomplished professionals to provide an integrated service for each project type. This methodology brings an expertise and involvement between the client and professional team to gain a complete understanding of the goals and needs. The professional services are provided to develop the plans and specifications for a project and then to administer the construction phase for that building project.


We have registered interior designers on staff. We provide interior design consultants that specialize in the particular area or project type as needed or required by the Owner. On a typical project, Larsen Dye Associates Architects (LDaa) is responsible for identification and specification of all interior finishes. The integration of architecture and interior design are key to the success of each project. Having a concept and design that can be featured through all elements of space is a discipline that LDaa finds stimulating.


Specialized consulting or general consulting services are offered by Larsen Dye Associates Architects (LDaa) focused uniquely for the client. With our experience in and understanding of quality design, this provides an enhancement in meeting unique needs of a project type. Additionally, LDaa can provide consultation for special design needs and criteria outside the scope of our basic services in our full service contracts.


Commercial Residential




Rick A. Larsen 214.435.3459
Phillip D. Dye 817.271.8231

P.O. Box 154474, Irving Texas 75015