Lauren Massari

Multimedia Designer, Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities


Lauren Massari works as a Multimedia Designer for the Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities, located at the University of Virginia, where she primarily does 3D architectural visualization. Projects she has worked on include Jefferson's University, the Early Life (JUEL), Soundscape Architecture, Digital Montpelier, Historic Fort Snelling, and Virtual Williamsburg.

Lauren received a Master of Architecture from the University at Buffalo in May 2012. Her concentration was in Inclusive Design, a multidisciplinary field that uses the Seven Principles of Universal Design to evaluate and create products and environments that promote health, well-being, and social participation for a wide range of users. Lauren received an award for Design Excellence in Inclusive Design from the School of Architecture and Planning at University at Buffalo in 2012, as well as an AIA Certificate of Merit for excellence in the study of architecture.

Lauren received a Bachelor of Architectural History with a minor in art history from the University of Virginia in 2009. Her thesis focused on the theater design firm of Rapp & Rapp and how it responded to vernacular architecture when designing small-town theaters, using the theaters in Charlottesville, Virginia and Peekskill, New York as case studies.