Lauren Rubin Architecture is an architecture and interior design firm specializing in beautiful, clean modernism. LRA combines contemporary architecture with a warm design aesthetic to create wonderful spaces for living.
The firm’s expertise and knowledge of New York City building allows them to approach each project with confidence and creativity. Focusing on residential, the firm also works with many commercial and educational clients.
LRA works closely with clients to determine their priorities and hopes for their renovation, answering questions and brainstorming with each individual client so that they can present a variety of fresh, creative ideas and solutions.
Lauren Rubin has been practicing architecture for over 20 years. Her experience in design and construction is extensive including residential, commercial and institutional architecture. She has completed projects in New York City, Connecticut, Washington D.C., Philadelphia, New Jersey, Westchester and Long Island.
Lauren graduated with a Masters of Architecture from the Catholic University of America in 1995. She began her professional career with the Washington D.C. firm OPX Architecture (formerly Oldham and Partners) where she designed and documented residential, commercial, hospitality and interior architecture projects including new offices for ABC Nightline News.
In 1999, Lauren moved to New York City to join Kohn Pedersen Fox, one of the most prestigious architecture firms in New York. At KPF, Lauren was on the design team for the AIA Award winning, Institute for International Economics in Washington D.C. She also worked extensively on the new construction of Huntsman Hall at the Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania which received a Building Excellence Award: Best Institutional Project 2003.
Lauren moved her practice to Mitchell/Giurgola Architects in 2001, where she had the position of Project Architect and Project Manager for multiple projects, including Public School 58 on Staten Island (American Institute of Architecture Award winner), the new bookstore for the Brooklyn Campus of Long Island University and a new LEED-certified library for Stony Brook University in Southampton, New York.
She left Mitchel/Giurgola to start a new architecture design firm, Redtop Architects, based in downtown NYC. During Lauren’s tenure at Redtop, she and her partners handled various complex residential and educational projects and earned a New York State AIA Award. During her time at Redtop, the firm was published in Architectural Record, Metropolitan Home and other important trade and design magazines.
In 2009, Lauren formed Lauren Rubin Architecture PLLC where she is the owner/principal. Lauren Rubin Architecture has given Lauren the opportunity to explore the balance and integration of her personal and professional life. She curates her jobs carefully, designing each one with a personal hand.