Lauren Bordes, Founder

Lauren Bordes received her Bachelor of Fine Arts  with a concentration in painting from Washington University in St. Louis and her Master of Architecture degree from Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design. While attending Washington University, she received the Jeffrey Frank Wacks Award for Excellence in Painting, the Hazel H. Huntsinger Memorial Prize for Painting, and was awarded an artist residency at La Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris. She continues to pursue an artistic practice alongside her architectural work, mutually informed and driven by material exploration and experimentation with representational techniques. Prior to founding Malane Benedetto, Bordes worked with such notable New York offices as Bernheimer Architecture, Allied Works, Snohetta and Situ Studio. She has contributed to a variety of projects ranging from small-scale custom residential to large institutional and cultural buildings and currently teaches in the Department of Architecture at the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD).


Artistic Practice

To view Lauren's artwork, please visit laurenbordes.com