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Meet the Architects

Christine Lampert
AIA, NCARB

Christine Lampert

Christine Lampert is a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and is certified with the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB.)  She is currently licensed to practice architecture in California, Hawaii and Colorado in the USA and she also has an NCARB certification.

She has produced numerous projects including, commercial, retail, school and government projects, banks, libraries, custom residential, senior’s housing, seniors community centers,  adult day care, as well as historic renovations and master planning projects. Her Architecture firm, Lampert Dias Architects, Inc. is located in San Clemente, California, USA. She is also the Vice President of Design and Architecture for UDP International LLC in Hong Kong. UDP International LLC does master planning worldwide and also has an architecture division in Hong Kong.

Ms. Lampert served in the American Institute of Architects Hong Kong as the Programs Vice Chair and as the Secretary of  the AIA HK Executive Committee.

She served as a member of the Board of the California Architects Board (CAB) for over eight years having been appointed by the Governor of California to two terms in office. She was elected and served as President of the Board, Vice President and Secretary.  She continues to participate on committees and task force groups for the CAB.

She served on numerous NCARB (The National Council of Architectural Registration Boards) committees and has been involved in writing and grading the Architectural Registration Exam (ARE). She also serves on NAAB accreditation teams which review schools of architecture in the United States and Canada.

She has taught Architecture at the University of Southern California School of  Architecture and has also taught at Cal Poly Pomona and Orange Coast College and SCAD Hong Kong.

She writes articles for San Clemente magazines on the historic architecture of San Clemente.

Ms. Lampert attended the University of Southern California, School of Architecture for her Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture and the New School of Architecture and Design in San Diego for her Master’s Degree in Architecture.

Christine is a member of the Architectural Guild of South Orange County, California.

She has lived in San Clemente, California for over 45 years.

Areas of Expertise

Christine has produced numerous projects, including commercial, retail, school & government projects. She has designed banks, libraries, custom residential properties, senior housing & community centers, as well as historic renovations & master planning projects. Her Architecture firm, Lampert Dias Architects, Inc., is located in San Clemente, CA.

Christine Lampert
AIA, LEED AP

Carolyn Dias

Carolyn Dias is a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and is a LEED professional credentialed through the USGBC. She is licensed to practice architecture in California. She spent over fifteen years in campus planning at the California State Polytechnic Institute, Pomona (Cal Poly Pomona). She continues to consult for the campus. Additionally, Carolyn was an instructor at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo while attending the university for her master’s degree. Much of Carolyn’s background has been in luxury home design, spending many years designing and building custom homes in Lake Tahoe and Northern California.

She was a principal in the San Francisco firm Heckel and Jack and was also a project architect for Berkus Architects in Santa Barbara, a firm known for high-end custom home design.

Currently, Carolyn is working on the design of several custom homes, the San Clemente Seniors Community Center, retail mixed-use projects, and several other retail designs.

Areas of Expertise

Carolyn is a principal of Lampert Dias Architects, Inc., located in San Clemente, CA., and has experience with numerous projects, including residential, commercial, school & government projects, and historic renovations.

Meet the Team

Richard Weie

Licensed Architect in California, Nevada, Arizona and Colorado Graduated from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

Erika Garcia

Project Manager
Graduated from the New School of Architecture and Design in San Diego, California

Stephan Perez

Project Manager
Graduated from the New School of Architecture and Design in San Diego, California

David Harris Lang

Licensed California Architect
International Architect, author of 4 novels and artist Graduate of Pratt Institute, New York

Kristine Sprague

Licensed California Architect
Graduated from Cornell University College of Architecture, Art and Planning

Sintija Erte

Project Manager
Masters degree in architecture from Riga Technical University, Latvia

Egils Markeus

Project Manager
Graduated from Riga Technical University, Latvia

Client Testimonials

My husband and I had a general concept as to how we wanted to remodel our 1950's style single story. Christine, Stephan and Erika have been exceedingly patient with us as we have gone through the process of figuring out exactly what we want. The design options they gave us were exactly what we were looking for. Highly recommend!

Anne S.

Christine and Kristine have been amazing. They are very professional, patient and listen to what you want and need in your new home. This is our first remodel and have had so many questions and big decisions to make. I highly recommend them.

Frazer M.

I have to say that I had reservations about working with another architect as the last one I had on a different project was more interested in making something in their style than mine and I felt like I was somewhat working against them, begging to be heard. NOT the case with Christine Lampert. I am 100% satisfied with my experience in so many ways. Christine is a brilliant architect with a huge portfolio of fantastic buildings in all styles. Our conversations are very productive (she KNOWS what she's talking about!) and she is readily available and responsive. I feel so lucky to have found her and I recommend her to anyone. Designing your dream home should be a joy and she has delivered that as well as a finished product that I can't wait to live in. Thank you Christine!

Leslie U.

We found Lampert Dias Architects, Inc. 2 months ago. We purchased a single story house built in the 1940 and were looking for an architect that can incorporate the contemporary design elements we desired while still preserving the charm of the original home. Immediately, I was treated to a personal phone call from Christine Lampert. More than other architects we interviewed, Christine understood our ideas and was able to quickly come up with a design that made us feel our dream home can become a reality. Christine and her team were professional, courteous, responsive to our needs and have been a pleasure to work with. She was always available to answer any questions. Christine really listened to our needs and was able to translate those needs into a "dream home". We look forward to our finish project and would highly recommend them!

Thuy L


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