Our History

In 1971 James Lamphere joined Richard “ Dick” Wiemann in establishing Wiemann Lamphere Architects. The two were successful in building a considerable design practice, reaching a total of 35 personnel at its peak and becoming leaders in the design community, in and around Vermont. 

In 1985 the second generation of partner’s was established with the offering of a partnership to Gary Lavigne, a native Vermonter having gone to the Boston Architectural Center and practiced in the Boston area as well as Dennis Webster, a graduate of Colgate University and having practiced in Ohio. 

Richard and Jim went on to retire in 1994 and 1998 respectively.

David P Roy, A native Vermonter and graduate of Vermont Technical College and Kansas State University, did his internship in Wichita Kansas prior to starting with Wiemann Lamphere in 1994. David accepted a partnership in 2001. The following year, David’s brother Steven Roy joined the firm. Steve is a graduate of Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston and worked in Boston for two years before moving back to Vermont. By 2008 Steve also became a partner, creating the third generation of Wiemann Lamphere Architects. 

Dennis Webster retired in August 2014, and Gary Lavigne retired on May 27, 2016. 

David and Steven Roy are spearheading the firms new direction with renewed focus on sustainable and environmentally friendly architectural design, while continuing the firms long history of deign excellece across multiple industries and function.

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