Patrick Lemmon

Lead builder and designer, Patrick Lemmon is a native of the Carolina Piedmont where he has based the Orthodox Masonry Co. 

Lead builder and designer, Patrick Lemmon is a builder who specializes in structural masonry and timber frame construction. A native of the Carolina Piedmont, Patrick has built throughout the southeast and the midwest. After completing a bachelor’s degree in music and philosophy, Patrick began a three year apprenticeship with master builder Clay Chapman and the Hope For Architecture building initiative. Coming on board as HFA’s first full-time apprentice, he played an integral role in forming the program. His apprenticeship focused on the design and construction of multi-century structures. 

Patrick’s additional projects and pursuits include developing hand-stitched leather tool pouches, researching thermal mass performance in structural masonry construction, cataloging lime mortar samples, teaching workshops, and presenting at speaking engagements.

Committed to engaging in the building conversations happening round the globe, Patrick is honored to be a member of the INTBAU College of Traditional Young Practitioners and a member of the Stone Trust.

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