October 03, 2018
Meet Lauren

We are pleased to announce the newest addition to our team – architectural designer, Lauren Brown. Apparent from the outset is her curiosity and enthusiasm to get involved. Her fearless spirit has allowed her to jump headfirst into a number of projects at IAA and even take the lead in many instances. We are deeply grateful to have Lauren and would love for you to get to know her better by reading below.

Where are you from?
L: Hermitage, Missouri

L: Drury University, University of Kansas

Where were you working before joining IAA?
L: University of Kansas, Warren & Mahoney, KPF

Which design trend or style do you most admire?
L: Art Deco

What excites you about the future of architecture and design?
L: Ability of the profession to harness the use of large datasets and advanced technologies

What inspires you to create?
L: A need or a competition

Any hobbies?
L: Running, Reading, Road tripping

What’s your favorite thing to do in Kansas City?
L: Roam around – so many curious bars, restaurants, plazas & parks


L: Greyscale

L: Just about any salad

L: Lagavulin

L: Frankenstein

L: Ol’ Blue Eyes

L: Anywhere with mountains to climb

Anything else you’d like to share?
L: My partner & I just built a tiny home – it’s very tiny and very awesome. [www.tinylife.wiki]