Lauren’s skills allow her to combine the conceptual aspects of design with an appreciation and mastery of the technical side of architecture — developing details, researching building materials, and understanding the nuances of code requirements.

Her ability to work in close collaboration with contractors, engineers and clients helps create fully realized projects that benefit from each team member’s skill set and perspective. A WJW team member since 2017, she has worked on a broad range of project types including healthcare, multi-family residential, senior living and retail; and has a longstanding commitment to sustainable design.

Expertise

Design for multi-family residential and healthcare; new construction; adaptive reuse; sustainable design.

Key Focus

Designing buildings that improve day-to-day life for residents and their communities.

Research Interests

Sustainable design and how buildings can use energy and resources more efficiently; especially interested in Passive House design; interested in ways that buildings can encourage physical activity and wellness.

Passionate About

Volunteering as host of a breeding dog for an organization that trains guide dogs; running and hiking.

At WJW, we believe everyone deserves wonderful design and we demonstrate that commitment by giving the same attention to detail to all of our projects no matter the budget or client.

Recent News

  • WJW welcomes Lauren!

    Lauren joined WJW in 2017 after relocating to Chicago. Before joining the team, she worked for ten years at…

Recent News

  • WJW welcomes Lauren!

    Lauren joined WJW in 2017 after relocating to Chicago. Before joining the team, she worked for ten years at…

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