Published On: Fri, Nov 22nd, 2013

Lewisburg architect selected for Global Design Jury

Tag Galyean of Lewisburg is one of five judges for the Hospitality Design Awards honoring superior design and architecture around the globe.

Over 400 entries were received in 17 categories spanning Restaurants, Bars, Hotels, Resorts and Sustainable/Green projects.

Awards were given for projects located in New York, Singapore, Guangzhou, London, California, San Francisco, Columbus, Chicago, Miami, Houston, Dallas, Hong Kong, Atlantic City, Toronto, Cambodia, Toronto, Los Angeles, Aspen, Panama and Scottsdale.

Tag said, “It has been an honor to take the measure of these works, executed by creative, energetic designers from around the world.”

Galyean was born and raised in West Virginia. He attended Woodberry Forest, The Stowe School, Buckingham England, Stanford University and the Pratt Institute, NYC, earning a bachelor of architecture degree with honors, followed by graduate coursework at New York University’s Real Estate Institute. Galyean founded TAG Architects and TAG Studio. He has served as Governor of Cranbrook Schools, thesis advisor at MIT, Resort Master Plan speaker for the Harvard University Graduate School of Design, guest lecturer at the Cornell School of Hotel Administration, and judge for the Gold Key Awards. TAG is president of the Lewisburg Foundation, President of Smooth Ambler Spirits, Co. and a Hospitality Design Platinum Circle Award recipient.