Whether you’re an affordable housing organization, preservation group, or homebuilder’s association looking for a speaker, Lynn Taylor delivers a wealth of practical information to participants in her seminars and classes.
Her trademark is bridging the gap between professional organizations and your local homeowner.
With a straightforward and down-to-earth style, Lynn is a well-respected speaker on infill housing, the process of additions and renovations for historic homes, and small business networking and marketing.
Lynn Taylor is a residential designer with over three decades of
experience and a dynamic and engaging personality. When it comes to historic design, preservation, and energy efficiency — Lynn’s practical and straightforward approach has helped countless homeowners and municipalities on how best to incorporate modern design elements while maintaining historic integrity.
Some of her past presentations have been on building new homes in historic neighborhoods, designing and building appropriate additions and renovations to historic houses, as well as ‘Winning The Bid: A Residential Designer Insights” for an online homebuilder’s group. In early 2020, Lynn presented two sessions at the University School of Nashville (USN) for their annual fundraiser; ‘Designing and Building a Garage Apartment or Tiny Home’ and ‘Interviewing and Selecting the RIGHT Contractor for You and Your Home.’
She has won numerous other awards for infill design, including the 2013 infill award from the Historic Commission of Metropolitan Nashville-Davidson County, the 2005 infill-housing award from the National Trust for Historic Preservation, and Old-House Journal’s Great American Home Award.
In 2006, Lynn Taylor was featured in a 4-page article in the June 2006 issue of Old House Journal, two of her addition/renovation projects were featured on HGTV’s “Generation Renovation,” and one of her addition/renovation projects was in the Summer 2007 issue of Do It Yourself magazine.
We look forward to hearing from you! Please fill out the form below if your group or association is interested in a future appearance by Lynn Taylor.
“I have been meaning to write to say how much I benefitted from your workshop. You are an excellent communicator! Not everyone could hold people’s attention and keep so much fresh information flowing for so long. I just wish that I had known about you before engaging an architect for our new home in the Chautauqua historic district. My wife and I would have been very interested in considering some of your plans.
I knew next to nothing about building in an historic neighborhood before attending your sessions and was soaking-in every word. Thank you for teaching me so much about the elements that are important in preserving and enhancing a neighborhood. I liked your middle-of-the-road approach where your passion for historic preservation was blended with a pragmatic appreciation for the necessity for development.
I also learned a great deal about energy conservation although I hope I can make it to life’s finish line without ever venturing into a crawl space.
When you return to Norman, I hope to be on the front row to get a second dose.”
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