Lauren has over 20 years of architectural experience which includes work in historic preservation, high-end corporate interiors, and custom residential design. Lauren founded Lauren Shadid Architecture + Interiors in 2003. She has been a part of the LA design community since 1998 when she worked for world renowned firm, Gensler. Prior to that she worked in Washington, D.C. for the prestigious firms of Quinn Evans Architects, Lehman Smith Wiseman and Gensler. While at Gensler, LA, Lauren was promoted to Associate, and she was an in-house Sustainable Design educator for the design staff.
Whether designing a home for new construction, or remodeling and adding on to an existing home Lauren thoughtfully considers the homeowner’s needs. She welcomes a diverse range of architectural styles in her work from traditional to transitional to modern. Her wholistic approach to design integrates both the interior and exterior of the home for total harmony. Lauren champions each project from initial concepts through the construction process. Clients and contractors value her attention to detail, responsiveness and collaborative approach which ensures successful projects.
Lauren is licensed by the State of California, is a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and is LEED AP (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design)