Lauren Stassi, AIA

Project Architect

Content Development Manager

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With an eye for architectural design and depth of technical skills, Lauren Stassi brings a unique perspective to her work.  Lauren’s nine years of experience gives her an outstanding ability to deliver projects.  Over her career, she has worked on large-scale Public Assembly, Mixed Use, and Commercial Office projects, as well as highly detailed Retail and Restaurant projects.

Lauren guides her team to provide top-quality deliverables that capture both the artistic and technical elements of each design.  As a project lead, Lauren focuses on advancing her team’s use of Building Information Modeling (BIM).  She believes that BIM is essential to the development of creating cohesive design documents and enhancing collaboration between architecture and engineering disciplines.

Lauren has shared her knowledge of documenting complex architectural designs with BIM as an invited speaker at Autodesk University.  Lauren also creates content for RM Plus’s blog, focusing on Revit tips and tricks and project updates.

Notable Projects

Amador Convention Center, Amador, Panama

613,000 square foot Convention Center and 2,000 seat Performing Arts Theater

Construction Value estimated at $190 million.

(*) Vietnam Broadcasting Center, An Lộc, Vietnam

735,700 square foot State-of-the-Art broadcasting facility, with 163,000 square foot public gallery and studios and 570,000 square foot corporate headquarter building

Construction value estimated at $200 Million.

(*) Great Orlando Wheel

(*) Multiple high-profile themed Entertainment projects for Walt Disney World and Universal Studios

(*) Themed Restaurant and Retail for Walt Disney World

Skills & Experience

Expertise: Architecture, BIM, Integrated Project Delivery, Interior Architecture, Sustainable Design

Project Locations: United States, Central America, South America, Asia

Markets: Public Assembly, Entertainment, Mixed Use, Commercial Office, Retail, Restaurant

Education

Bachelor of Architecture, Syracuse University

Registration

Registered Architect: Florida

Professional Associations

American Institute of Architects

National Council of Architectural Registration Boards

U.S. Green Building Council

Publications & Presentations

‘Extreme Collaboration: Interns in a BIM World’ Texas Society of Architects, September 2009, http://texasarchitect.blogspot.com/2009/09/guest-blog-extreme-collaboration.html

Randy Deutsch, BIM and Integrated Design – Strategies for Architectural Practice, 2011, pgs 64-65

“Real-World AutoCAD® Architecture Schedule Use: Tips and Tricks to Make Schedules Work for You!” Autodesk University, Las Vegas, Nevada, 2010

“AutoCAD® Architecture Horizontal Sections: The Hidden Tool to Document the Curves, Slopes, Tapers, and Overlaps That You Modeled” Autodesk University, Las Vegas, Nevada, 2009

“Real-World AutoCAD® Architecture Schedule Use” Autodesk University, Las Vegas, Nevada, 2009