TeamLaurel Christensen AIA CM-Lean

“Laurel is an extremely hard worker, detail oriented and a go-getter. Her experience and drive show forth in every project that she is a part of, making sure that the final result meets all client needs. She shows a high level of positivity in everything she does and continues to build great relationships within the industry.”

Kirsten Smith-Sparrow, Assistant Project Manager, Dyer Brown Architects

Laurel graduated from the University of Kentucky with a Master of Architecture. She brings well-rounded industry experience to Dyer Brown, having worked as a designer and industrial product manufacturer’s representative.

She supports Dyer Brown’s Asset Design + Support studio as a Project Manager and is currently engaged in building repositioning projects and office space design. With a passion for healthy spaces and sustainability and trained in Lean thinking, Laurel continually seeks new ways to disrupt the status-quo within the design and construction field, whether through project work or industry association involvement. As Dyer Brown’s Sustainable Design Leader, she routinely challenges her colleagues and peers to consider the wide ranging impacts of design and project management decisions. Laurel drives development and adoption of the industry-led platform for sourcing healthy and sustainable building materials.

Originally from Lexington, Kentucky, Laurel enjoys an active lifestyle - hiking, camping, kayaking, and winter sports – and unwinding with yoga or a good book. She is a member of the Lean Construction Institute, Chapter Leader for Dining for Women, a global giving circle focused on educating and empowering women and girls in developing countries, and is the chair of mindfulMATERIALS in the the A&D Engagement Working Group.

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