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Laura Carrara-Cagni

Laura Carrara-Cagni is a director of Edward Williams Architects in West London, the studio she founded with Edward Williams after nearly 15 years at Hopkins Architects where she was Associate Partner.
She has been involved in major projects in the UK and internationally including the Midland Metropolitan Hospital in Birmingham, the UCL Proton Beam Therapy Hospital in London, the Brent Civic Centre, the Colleges for Rice University in Houston (USA), The Forum in Norwich, a residential development in Dubai (UAE) and the New Hospital in La Spezia (Italy).  She previously worked with Beaudouin Architects in Nancy in France (1993-1994), with Tom Hurt Architecture in Austin, Texas (1995-1996) and Emma Serra Architect in Genova, Italy (1997-1998).
Laura is a member of the Urban Land Institute and a member of the its Healthcare and Life Science Council in the USA. She was a board director at Gancia in Italy (2013-2014), and oversaw its sale, and currently serves as vice president of Club Torino.
Laura studied in Genova in Italy, where she graduated with a degree summa cum laude, and was awarded an EU COMETT scholarship in 1993. Her Internships included a short time in Renzo Piano Building Workshop. She has been a reviewer at the ILAUD, International Laboratory of Architecture and Design, in 1996, after participating as a scholarship student in 1991. She has lectured in the UK, Italy and the USA and has been a juror of several architectural and contemporary art awards.