Paul Van Slyke, AIA


Co-founder and Partner of GVSA, Paul provides leadership that better responds to clients with continued growth of the firm. Paul has directed many of GVSA’s project success stories including the recently completed Mercedes Benz Stadium. He has also established design direction for both, building projects and master planning initiatives. Paul’s programming, planning and design strengths have been employed on multiple project types including mixed-use, multi-family, performing arts centers, k-12 and university realms, as well as others.


Architectural design and urban planning have been a passion of Paul’s early on, and he continues this focus today through his daily efforts with the firm and other outside organizations as well. He has long been a member of the Congress for New Urbanism and is a Founding Member of the Atlanta Chapter. When it comes to K-12, Paul has led the firm in research and design of, “innovative environments for innovative teaching techniques”. In this way, he feels he can affect the community in a truly positive manner. Paul received his Bachelor of Science in Architecture and his Master of Architecture from the Georgia Institute of Technology. Paul’s studies abroad include the Ecole des beaux-arts, Cambridge University and the Architectural Association in London.