Matt Lamps, Architect, AIA, Leed AP

While at Southern Illinois University, Matt served on various student organizations including American Institute of Architectural Students.  Matt worked summers as a head carpenter for Lamps Home Improvement, Inc., located in Peru, IL. During this time he was involved in construction of new homes and home renovation projects.

Matt started working for Basalay, Cary & Alstadt Architects in 1999. Since that time, Matt has worked on a variety of projects. Matt became a licensed architect in 2005 and LEED Accredited in 2009.  Matt was promoted to partner in 2014. He has performed key project roles on:

  • City of Ottawa River Crossing Sanitary Lift Station Facility – Ottawa, IL
  • City of Peru Public Safety Complex – Peru, IL
  • Donovan School District – Donovan, IL
  • First National Bank of Ottawa Remodeling – Ottawa, IL
  • Grand Ridge School District #95 Building Addition & Remodeling – Grand Ridge, IL
  • Harding School Addition & Remodeling – Harding, IL
  • Illinois Valley East Campus Renovations – Oglesby, IL
  • Illinois Valley Community College Community Technology Center – Oglesby, IL
  • Illinois Valley Community College Campus Wide Renovations – Oglesby, IL
  • Indian Creek Community School District #425 – Shabbona, IL
  • LaSalle Elementary Schools District #122 – LaSalle, IL
  • Montmorency CCSD #145 Additions – Rock Falls, IL
  • Ottawa Township High School Addition – Ottawa, IL
  • Rutland Grade School Window & A/C Replacement – Ottawa, IL
  • Salem Lutheran Church Building Additions – Sandwich, IL
  • Sandwich Hotel and Conference Center – Sandwich, IL
  • Serena School Addition & Remodeling – Serena, IL
  • Spring Valley Elementary School District C.C.S.D. #99 – Spring Valley, IL
  • Tonica Community Consolidated School District #79 – Tonica, IL
  • UAW Hotel – Ottawa, IL
  • Wallace Grade School Addition – Ottawa, IL
Matt Lamps, AIA, Leed AP



  • 22 years


  • Southern Illinois University
    -B.S. Architectural Studies


  • Licensed Architect