Lauren Speer


Registered Architect
MArch (Prof), The University of Auckland
BArch, Victoria University of Wellington
NZIA Member


Lauren joined Architectus in 2016 after completing her Masters of Architecture (Professional) at The University of Auckland in 2015. She is a registered architect and was appointed an Associate in 2021.

Since joining the team, she has worked on several primary, secondary and tertiary education projects, gaining experience in all phases of the architectural process including concept design, developed design, working through regional planning and NZ standards for building and resource consents, detailed design and site observation as well as the successful delivery of built projects. She has also contributed to successful competition bids for The University of Auckland Sector 300 Master Plan and The University of Waikato Marae & Multi-Purpose Facility.  Lauren has recently had a significant role in managing the design and delivery of the Saint Kentigern new Girls’ Primary School at the Shore Road Campus.

Continuing her relationship with The University of Auckland, she has worked part-time as a design tutor and thesis examiner at the School of Architecture and Planning. Lauren was a finalist in the 2021 New Zealand Interior Awards ‘Emerging Designers’ category.