Lauren Rubin Architecture LLC is an architecture and design firm in New York City specializing in beautiful and simple modernism. Lauren combines contemporary architecture with a warm design aesthetic to create perfect spaces for living. She curates her jobs carefully, designing each one with a personal hand.

Lauren’s expertise and knowledge of New York City building allows her to approach each project with confidence and creativity. Focusing on residential, the firm also works with commercial and educational clients.

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, and Delaware.

Lauren began her professional career with the Washington D.C. architecture firm, OPX Architecture where she designed and documented residential, commercial, and hospitality projects including the offices for ABC Nightline News.

In 1999, Lauren moved to New York City to join Kohn Pedersen Fox, a prominent international architecture firm. At KPF, Lauren worked on the design team for the AIA Award-winning Peterson Institute for International Economics in Washington D.C. and Huntsman Hall at the Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania which received a Building Excellence Award: Best Institutional Project 2003.

In 2001, Lauren moved her practice to Mitchell Giurgola Architects 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 (2001 AIA award) and a new LEED-certified library for Stony Brook University in Southampton, New York (2011 Outstanding Educational Design, AIA.)

In 2003, Lauren started a new architecture design firm, Redtop Architects, based in downtown NYC. During Lauren’s ownership of Redtop, she handled various complex residential and educational projects and helped Redtop earn a New York State AIA Award. Redtop became a top design firm and was published in Architectural Record, Metropolitan Home/Elle Decor and other important trade and design magazines.

In 2009, Lauren left Redtop to form Lauren Rubin Architecture PLLC where she is the owner/principal. Lauren Rubin Architecture has given Lauren the opportunity to write an award winning book, LOOK UP! NEW YORK CITY, and teach with the Institute for Classical Architecture and Art (ICAA.) 

Photos by the talented Alyssa Kirsten.


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