Founded in 1991 and located in Laurel, Maryland, Laurel Design Alliance, Inc. (LDA) is an architecture, planning, and interior design firm experienced in a broad range of projects. In the past, LDA has utilized innovative design toward the completion of healthcare, religious, housing, retirement, and educational facilities. Uday 'Dan' Purushe LDA's principal, has over 30 years of experience in the field of architecture and has worked on the design, addition, and expansion/renovation of various project types. His involvement in a project will ensure that quality is maintained and that the project will be efficiently coordinated within budget and in a timely fashion. A strong belief in the value of in-depth knowledge and quality assurance contributes to the firm's successful design solutions.


At LDA, we are committed to understanding your needs and goals. Our broad scope of work has enabled us to become experienced listeners who are responsive to your objectives. We understand that every assignment is unique, and we approach each project whether large or small, with an open mind. We evaluate every aspect of a project by studying the surroundings, the community and the history of the area so that the architecture we create not only caters to the interests of the client but everyone affected by its presence. Our goal is to create architecture that embraces its environment. We strive to create designs within all contexts, while staying innovative and providing consistent design quality. Through our design of commercial, healthcare, housing, and corporate facilities LDA has developed strong relationships with consultants who work with us and share our commitment and vision.

About the Principal

Uday 'Dan' Purushe, AIA is the founding principal of Laurel Design Alliance, Inc. Prior to establishing his practice, he worked with nationally and regionally known firms as a project designer and director of design. Mr. Purushe is a strong believer in innovative design and has extensive experience in land planning, retirement housing, healthcare, and commercial projects. His involvement in all projects from inception to completion ensures consistent design quality on every project that LDA undertakes. Mr. Purushe has won various awards including awards from the American Institute of Architects and the Masonry Institution. Mr. Purushe holds a Masters degree in Architecture & Urban Design from the University of Illinois. He is a registered architect in several states and is also NCARB certified.

Uday 'Dan' Purushe, AIA Principal