About PSH

W.A. "Bud" Lawrence
Founder & Chief Designer
Our Founder

With a design career of 50+ years,  W.A. "Bud" Lawrence has built a legacy of authentic traditional and period style home designs, both nationally and internationally.

Winning numerous design awards for Old French, Spanish, Creole, English Tidewater and Plantation style homes, he is one of the nation's top classical designers. His work has been featured in several publications including the New York Times, Southern Living and Better Homes and Gardens. All of his designs capture the essence, style, proportions, and details of timeless regional styles.

Having studied architecture at Louisiana State University, W.A. Lawrence has also been an influential advocate of the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art, is certified by the National Charette Institute and is a member of the The Urban Guild.

W.A. Lawrence continues to shape the landscape of  authentic traditional home experiences, in addition to  community & urban design projects, and is currently writing a series of books on various house styles

The Definitive Collection of W.A. Lawrence designs

Authentic Period Style Homes


Aurora Award
Best in American Living
Best of Show: A.I.B.D. National
Designers Choice: A.I.B.D. Regional
Multiple National and Regional First Place: A.I.B.D. Awards


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