Scholastic Background:

Masters of Architecture, Harvard University, 1971

Bachelor of Architecture, Rice University, 1968

Bachelor of Arts, Rice University, 1967


 Professional Affiliations:

Texas Architectural Registration, License Number 4618

Texas Interior Designers, Registration Number 3171

American Institute of Architects, Corporate Member

American Institute of Architects, Houston Chapter

Texas Society of Architects

Interfaith Form on Religion, Art and Architecture, Corporate Member

Liturgical Architecture Committee, American Institute of Architects, Houston Chapter


Professional Experience:

Senior Partner APD/LBA, 2001

President, LBA, Inc, 1993-Present

Owner, Philip D. Belanger, AIA, Architects, 1978-1993

Partner, Bailey & Belanger, Houston, TX, 1973-1978

Project Manager, Omniplan, Urban Design & Planning, Houston, TX, 1971-1973

Assistant Field Representative, I. M. Pei & Partners, Christian Science Church Project,  Boston, Massachusetts, 1970-1971

Designer, I. M. Pei & Partners, New York, NY, 1969-1970

Computer Application, Caudell, Rowlett, Scott, AIA, Houston, TX, fall 1968

Rice University Preceptor ship, Office of John Lyon Reid, AIA, San Francisco, CA, spring 1968

Intern, Caudill Rowlett, Scott, AIA, Houston, TX, summer 1967

Intern, Office of Charles B. Marshall, AIA, Houston, TX, summer 1966



Instructor, Fifth year Design Studio, fall 1976, University of Houston

Instructor, Graduate Urban Design Studio, summer quarter 1985, University of Houston

Teaching Assistant, Harvard University 1981

Professional Registration Examination Development Consultant to NCARB 1973-74



Technical Consultant, Architectural Registration Handbook, A Test Guide for

Professional Exam Candidates (with William Houseman, NCARB, and

The Education Testing Service) McGraw-Hill, New York 1983, 07030470x


Awards and Honors:

AIA/Houston Home & Garden Residential Design Awards,

Johnannsen Residence 1979

TSA Honor Award, The Autry House Church Center Remodeling, 1976

Teaching Assistantship, Harvard University 1971

Thayer Award, Harvard University 1970

AIA Silver Medal, 1968

Southern Baptist Church Competition, First Place (tie), 1967

NFAH Traveling Fellowship, 1967

NIAE National Design Competition, First Place, 1967


Continuing Education:

“1991 Church Building & Finance Conference,” Houston, TX, Church Architecture

Department, Baptist General Convention of Texas, April 1991

“Architecture for the Church” Seminar, Houston, TX, Houston Chapter American

Institute of Architects, Liturgical Architecture Committee, May 6, 1988

Advanced Application Lighting Course, Houston, TX, Illuminating Engineering Society, fall 1982


Professional Development Service:

Moderator/Coordinator for “Fundraising/Financing Workshop,” Architecture for the Church. Seminar, May 6, 1988


Church and Community Involvement:

St. Paul’s United Methodist Church – Administration Board, Active Member

High School for the Performing and Visual Arts – Chairman, Parents Support Committee, Instrumental Music Department

Optimist Club

West University Little League

Board of Directors, CanCare of Houston, Inc.


Professional References Client References



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