Lauren Rubin

Lauren has been practicing architecture for over twenty years. She received her Masters degree in Architecture from The Catholic University of America and has since worked with Mitchell/Giurgola Architects, Kohn Pedersen Fox, and OPX where she worked on large scale educational and corporate projects ranging from offices for ABC News to award winning schools for New York City as well as university buildings for LIU and SUNY. She has been the founder of two successful firms in New York City, Redtop Architects and Lauren Rubin Architecture, both of which have focused on residential and educational projects.

Unique to Lauren’s practice, she endeavors to connect her work as an architect, designer and artist to her family and home life. As the mother of two school age children, in addition to her innovative and functional designs for spaces for children, which have been featured in The Well Styled Home, she also regularly offers architectural walking tours of New York City to elementary classes and is currently working on a series of books about the architecture of her home city of New York and other US cities.

As a firm, Lauren Rubin Architecture specializes in beautiful, clean modernism. Lauren combines contemporary architecture with a warm design aesthetic to create wonderful spaces for living, working and playing.


Audrey Choi

Audrey has worked on large commercial projects for over nine years but is now excited to be working on residential projects with the talented LRA team. She moved to New York City in 2001 from Vancouver, Canada and hasn’t looked back. She graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Biology degree but made the transition to architecture with an M.Arch degree from Columbia University.  She loves modern design, fashion, musicals and good food.

Katarzyna Kuta

Kate moved to New York City from Poland fourteen years ago. Her interest in architecture was sparked at an early age when she developed a passion for drawing plans of houses and cities. She attended The Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture in City College of New York and she has worked predominantly in educational design. In her spare time Kate loves photography, interesting jewelry and dancing samba and hip hop and modern.

Rebecca Kent

Rebecca has always had a passion for residential design. Her experience in the field ranges from ground up vacation homes to studio apartment renovations. After earning a Bachelor of Architecture from New York Institute of Technology, she is currently working towards licensure. Rebecca’s extra-curricular interests include cooking and design of all kind; especially furniture and landscape.


Laura Knight Keating

Originally from Indiana, Laura doesn’t hold a degree in architecture but has found herself working in the architecture world with Lauren for almost a decade. She holds an MFA in theatre from the American Repertory Theatre at Harvard University and works in theatre, tv and as an audiobook narrator. She loves cool buildings, bold colors, modern furniture, birds and children’s books.


Randi Walker

Randi Walker began her diverse professional career as a Financial Advisor at Smith Barney, Inc. after graduating from Rutgers University and completing a Financial Consultant training program. In 1995 she returned to graduate school to earn her Masters Degree in Elementary Education from Monmouth University. After a successful teaching career Randi took some time off to hang out with her own two kids and remained active as an educator volunteering for their school and being elected to her local school board where she serves on the Finance, Legislative and Buildings committees. Randi joined Lauren Rubin Architecture in August of 2013 as the Operations Manager for the creative office.