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July 11, 2012

SHP President Named Design Futures Council Senior Fellow

Cincinnati, Ohio – SHP Leading Design is pleased to announce that the Design Futures Council (DFC) has named SHP President Lauren Della Bella an Honorary Senior Fellow.  Ms. Della Bella was one of 16 honorees this year and joins an esteemed list of Fellows across the globe.

According to the DFC, Senior Fellowship is annually awarded as an honorary distinction to outstanding individuals who have provided noteworthy leadership to the advancement of design, design solutions or the design professions.  Senior Fellows are recognized for significant contributions toward the understanding of changing trends, new research and applied knowledge that improve the built environment and the human condition.

“It’s truly an honor and a privilege to be named a Senior Fellow of the DFC,” Della Bella said.  “I enjoy my time working with the DFC and being an active member of the Executive Board.”

Della Bella is a partner who has been with SHP for more than 20 years. Since joining SHP in 1988, she has undertaken a variety of roles blending her planning and marketing expertise.  She spearheaded the development of SHP’s nationally recognized community engagement process and developed Insite Magazine, an award-winning SHP publication.  With her thought leadership, the firm is also viewed as a knowledgeable authority on sustainable design and building information modeling.  Her ability to see the big picture has helped the firm grow to over 100 employees with four full-service offices.  In addition to being a member of the DFC Board of Directors, she is also on the Local Architects CEO Roundtable.


About SHP Leading Design

SHP Leading Design offers a complete line of planning, architecture, interior design, engineering, construction administration, and facilities management services. With more than 105 years of experience, the firm is committed to leading the community in innovative architectural design and sustainable design. SHP is headquartered in Cincinnati.