Lauren Wynveen

Architect

“If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.” Henry David Thoreau, Walden

Our dog, Shim, in my husband’s woodshop
education

University of California, Berkeley, BA in Architecture with Highest Distinction

started at ELS

2013

buildings

Olivetti Showroom by Carlo Scarpa, Teshima Art Museum by Ryue Nishizawa and Nakagawa-machi Bato, and Hiroshige Art Museum by Kengo Kuma

hero

Ruth Bader Ginsberg

most influential books

The Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith. On a more personal level it would be Six Memos for the Next Millenium by Italo Calvino

poet

Tomas Gösta Tranströmer

movies

No Country for Old Men and La Voyage Dans la Lune, and Hoop Dreams

design inspirations

Anni Albers, Wang Shu, and Patricia Urquiola