Meet Lew Oliver

Lew is Atlanta-based urbanist, master planner, and designer with more than 25 years of experience in advancing New Urbanism and residential design.


He is celebrated for extraordinary attention paid to form, detail and proportion, making for beautiful, innovative designs.


Oliver, Principal of Lew Oliver Inc., is a preferred design consultant of renowned Duany Plater-Zyberk, having undertaken over 40 charrettes internationally. He was instrumental in the design and development of Downtown Woodstock, Southlands BC, Vickery, Rosemary Beach FL, Celebration FL, Serenbe, Lost Rabbit MS, Village at Hendrix AK, and more.


Oliver has also curated a versatile, but exclusive, design collection comprised of highly marketable plans with stylish, timeless exteriors. Most recent displays of his work can be found at Pinewood Forest in Fayetteville and Hartness in Greenville.


Oliver designs with each community’s values, local vernacular and climate in mind.


Awards for his work include Atlanta Magazine’s Atlanta Groundbreakers of 2017, Coastal Living’s Ultimate Designer Beach House at Rosemary Beach, Southern Living’s Inspiration House at Cedar Bluff, Congress for the New Urbanism Charter Awards, Best in American Living (BALA) Awards, Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association Awards, and more.