Dustin G. Julius
RLPS Employee Since 2012
Bachelors and Masters of Architecture, with Distinction, Pennsylvania State University
The buildings we design are not for us, but rather they form an architecture for the people we serve. Serving seniors presents unique opportunities which compel Dustin towards innovative, thoughtful design. In responding to those needs he finds himself dedicated to inventing new ways of enhancing the way we live and inhabit space.
Dustin has developed a broad acumen for digital modeling and rendering as a means of exploring a myriad of design solutions and expressing them in a highly understandable format, ultimately aiding clients in the decision-making process. Synthesizing new technologies into the planning process has created platforms for thought leadership across the design landscape of our industry.
Throughout Dustin’s career, he has worked closely with clients to translate program objectives into the best possible design solutions that maximize the user experience. Recently this has included an award-winning resource center and residences for people living with dementia at LiveWell in Plantsville, CT; middle-market, downtown senior living residences for Landis Place on King in Lancaster, PA; the adaptive reuse of the historic Southern Market into a food hall in Lancaster City; and a new community for Piper Shores in Scarborough, ME.
He has conducted many focus groups and resident presentations and has shared his unique perspective and insights as a speaker at state and national conferences. Dustin is also an associate member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA).
When he isn’t busy designing you might find him out for a run, cooking his famous risotto, or exploring a new coffee shop.
Admired Quote: “The details are not the details, they make the design” – Charles Eames