LOCATED IN MISSOULA MONTANA, Lippert Architecture is known for developing distinctive log and log-integrated designs as well as commercial and residential planning projects. Dennis Lippert also incorporates glass art in his work to achieve unique, timeless design solutions.
With over 35 years experience as a designer, artist and architect, Dennis incorporates cutting edge computer-aided drafting. His design philosophy is: "Appropriate planning with regard to site considerations and conditions." He works closely with craftsmen, builders, clients and engineers to achieve the most efficient craft and design solutions.
His glass art has been used by such diverse clients as the futurists of Lucasfilm and the historians of the Montana State Capitol Building.
He has served on the Missoula Design Review Board since 2010.
Dennis is also a member of the Board of Directors for Wood for Haiti, a non-profit organization that supplies US wood, materials and construction training to Haitians in an effort to build hurricane/earthquake-resistant homes and community centers while stimulating the Montana economy.
Lippert Designs have appeared in Log Home Living, Country's Best Log Homes, Log Homes Illustrated, Big Sky Journal, Montana Designs, The Missoulian, Northwest Air Magazine, Delta Air Magazine and Alaskan Air Magazine.
Historical Holy Trinity celebrates stained glass window
The congregation of Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in Grangeville installed a new stained glass window on September 21, 2011. The window, dedicated to the memory of Grangeville resident Barbara Hansen, was a gift of the Hansen family.
The newly installed window is now the largest stained glass window of the historical church. The Hansen gift is the first new stained glass art added to the church since the creation of the original stained glass windows in 1891.
Missoula architect and nationally-renowned glass artist Dennis Lippert was selected for the project … more
Couple keeping Gibson Mansion in 1903 shape as bed-and-breakfast
It’s not an easy job, making and keeping a 1903 Victorian-style mansion looking like 1903.
Tom and Nancy Malikie have spent the past 11-plus years since they opened the Gibson Mansion Bed and Breakfast on 39th Street warding off and/or mitigating the ravages of time, weather, frat parties, a cross-town move in 1979 and, most recently, a flying elbow.
That’s what damaged the distinctive stained-glass window above the landing on the mansion’s grand staircase a month or so ago.
The Gibson has been booked solid for weekend weddings since late May, Tom Malikie said. On this particular Saturday, the father of the groom pulled on custom-made cowboy boots for the first time … more