Our Culture

Architecture is a fascinating blend of art and engineering.

It’s creative, complex and challenging, and we’re passionate about doing it right.

Our greatest asset is our staff, and if you walk through our office you will see collaboration, mentoring, focus, and fun.

We make sure to celebrate this often, getting together for annual events, quarterly picnics, monthly happy hours and a never-ending supply of local Barriques coffee each day.

At the core, we love what we do, and we have fun doing it!

Interested in joining us? Check our careers page for current openings.

Our Community

At Potter Lawson we take pride in our level of involvement with the community. We not only work here, but we live here too, and we want to see our community thrive. Our staff cares about doing what’s right. As Madison’s oldest architecture firm, we are dedicated to the community and its success. As a testament to our dedication we are actively involved in supporting numerous local charities and non-profit organizations.

  • Second Harvest Food Bank

    Over the past 22 years, we have donated over 737,000 meals to our local Second Harvest Food Bank.

  • Domestic Abuse Intervention Services

    Our team has provided fundraising support for the new DAIS shelter in Madison.

  • United Way of Dane County

    Our staff has been long time annual supporters of our local United Way of Dane County.

  • Madison Public Library Foundation

    Contributions to the fundraising efforts for improving and sustaining Madison’s Public Library System.