Lauren Wynveen

Architect, Senior Associate

“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

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

started at ELS



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


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 Millennium by Italo Calvino


Tomas Gösta Tranströmer


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

design inspirations

Anni Albers, Wang Shu, and Patricia Urquiola

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