Laura studied architecture at De Montfort University and the Centre for Alternative Technology, and worked in practice for five years before joining the AJ.
Laura was named 2015 IBP Multi-media Journalist of the Year. She was shortlisted for PPA New Section Editor of the Year 2016, PPA New Business Journalist of the Year 2015 and 2014 and IBP Young Journalist of the Year 2013. Before joining the AJ, Laura was shortlisted for the AJ’s Small Projects Award in 2012.
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Tate director outlines her plans for ‘the world’s most artistically adventurous institution’Subscription
New Tate chief Maria Balshaw has spoken of the ‘need to hardwire arts and culture into London’s economic and social development’
AJ100 practice Levitt Bernstein has unveiled images of its proposed conversion of the Granada TV studios in Manchester into a 210-bedroom hotel
Allford Hall Monaghan Morris has delivered a new home for the Metropolitan Police which combines openness and security
Cartlidge Levene interview: ‘Wayfinding isn’t just about signs – it starts with the architecture’Subscription
Laura Mark talks to Ian Cartlidge, co-founder of the firm behind the wayfinding at Tate Modern, the Design Museum and the Barbican, about what makes for great signage
To celebrate Julia Barfield’s nomination as Woman Architect of the Year, we are republishing last year’s building study of the i360
Ada Yvars Bravo: 'London is like a boys' club'Subscription
Laura Mark talks to Emerging Woman Architect of the Year finalist Ada Yvars Bravo about the work of her practice Mangera Yvars and the challenges of working between different countries
Mangera Yvars Architects’ multifaith community centre is taking shape in Harrow, writes Laura Mark
Lyndon Goode Architects has won planning for this 16-home, live-work scheme on Peabody’s Fish Island site opposite the 2012 Olympic Park in east London
Despite the efforts of some practices, the big picture for women in the profession remains discouraging, says Laura Mark
Woman Architect of the Year finalist Julia Barfield talks to Laura Mark about her career in architecture, from building squatter settlements in Peru to devising and completing Brighton’s i360 tower