Larry Cash


Founder and chair of the board

Larry Cash's career life calling is excellent Architecture and the work of RIM. His mission is to see RIM achieve its vision as the trusted design partner providing inspired solutions, enriching communities across continents. Larry founded RIM Architects in 1986, and as Founder and Chair of the Board, his practicing philosophy continues to be at the heart of RIM’s work. This philosophy encompasses commitment and respect for the client, their project and ultimately, those who will live, work and play in the buildings, all while designing buildings that are aesthetically interesting, functionally appropriate, and technically enduring in its respective climate.

In May of 2016, Larry was inducted into the American Institute of Architects College of Fellows, by a jury of his peers, recognizing his extensive contribution to architecture and society, one of the highest honors the AIA bestows. “This honor was made possible by the focus and disciplined work of all of RIM’s partners and employees, everyone. Thank you!” – Larry Cash.

Larry received a Bachelor of Architecture degree with Honors from Auburn University in 1973.  

Interests: Flying N4764Q, his ivory, copper and green Cessna 185. “Face time” with his grandchildren, Bowman, Lincoln, and Quinn. Playing guitar for family, friends and especially the grand-kids. Time with family and friends at the fly-in only Alexander Creek Cabin, dubbed the “Little Red House” by Bowman. Reading. Boating and fishing in the Creek, and cooking dinners on the charcoal grill with s’mores around the fire pit for desert, all while swatting the thousands of skeeters. 

Licensed In: Alaska, California, Guam, Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands (CNMI), Georgia, Alabama, Hawaii, Washington, Arizona, Idaho, Nevada, Texas, Utah, Montana, Oklahoma, Wyoming, Colorado, South Carolina, North Dakota, South Dakota, and New Mexico. 

Expertise: Civic & Cultural, Commercial Office, Libraries, Project Management

Favorite Quote: "A man is what he thinks about all day long." - Ralph Waldo Emerson