Laurie Soave, AIA, LEED 
Principal Architect

 

Owner, Design Principal, Ms. Soave is a registered architect with over twenty years of professional experience in the New England area. Her versatility of design experience includes award winning projects that range from commercial, arts and dining facilities to single family homes and loft renovations.  As the client’s advocate her objective is to listen intently and to educate the owner in the process of design to assist them in making informed decisions. Her passion for design is in the satisfaction that the final project meets the owner’s expectations resulting in spaces that express their style and living sensibilities. Ms. Soave brings her experience from many years working in architectural firms in the Boston and Cambridge area.

 

Prior Employment 

  • Bruner/Cott & Assoc., Cambridge MA

  • RGO Partnership, Somerville MA

  • Buck, Smith, McAvoy, Boston MA 

  • Ellenzweig, Cambridge MA

  • Bolt Beranek & Newman, Cambridge MA

 

Education

  • Bachelor of Architecture, Boston Architectural College, Boston MA

  • U.S. Green Building Council- Leadership in Energy & Environmenttal design (LEED) Accredited Professional 

 

Professional Activities/Affiliations

  • American Institute of Architects 

  • Boston Society of Architects

  • NCARB National Council for Architectural Registration Boards

  • Boston Preservation Alliance

  • DoCoMoMo_US/New England (Society for Documentation and Conservation of Modern Monuments) 

  • APTNE New England

  • (NEWiRE) - CREW Boston

  • Scholarship Committee, Boston Architectural College

  • Lean Enterprise Institute

 

Honors

  • John Worthington Ames Travel Scholar Recipient - 1998

  • City of Boston ProArts Consortium Public Service in the Arts Award - 1997

 

Presentations/Lectures

  • 2015 SCUPNE: Lean and Campus Master Planning

  • 2012 ABX: Transformations in Adaptive Use

  • 2010 NEXUS Case studies: Challenges of Insulating Existing Masonry Buildings 

  • 2010 NNECERAPPA University of Maine, Orono: To LEED or Not to LEED – Building Comparisons 

  • 2009 BSA Presentation: Something Old, Something New: Two LEED Platinum Campus Buildings 

  • 2007 NESEA Conference: Case Studies of Exemplary Historic Rehabilitation

 

Architectural Registration

Massachusetts Licensed Architect

Maine Licensed Architect