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Bachelor of Architecture
Virginia Tech University
AIA, LEED AP BD+C, CDT
American Institute of Architects (AIA), National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB), Construction Specifications Institute (CSI), United States Green Building Council (USGBC)
A Bit About
Luke Volkmar serves as one of the four Partners of Neighboring Concepts. He believes that finding joy in your work promotes genuine passion and results in a higher quality product. His keen perception and sensitivity to the visions and goals of clients plays an important role in design development for the team. Luke's educational background focused largely on urban settings, targeting development, planning, transit, and sustainable design. He is an advocate for the power of design, feeling that quality design has a place in every project, irrespective of size or budget.
At Neighboring Concepts, Luke focuses on the overall mechanics of the firm, including business development, budgeting, and day-to-day operations. Additionally, he is the primary leader for the firm's transit projects, ensuring that they are completed to the highest standards and within budget. With a ceaseless work ethic, absolute attention to detail, and natural ability to help clients realize their visions, Luke is an invaluable member of the Neighboring Concepts team.
As a partner at Neighboring Concepts, Luke leads the firm's transit portfolio. With almost 20 years of experience, Luke brings experience across a wide range of transit projects, including Light Rail, BRT, Streetcar and Trolley. He strongly believes in the power of transit to empower and elevate communities by connecting people and places.