Laura Román Assoc. IALD, LEED AP

Project Lighting Designer

While working on her architectural thesis, Laura discovered a passion for lighting. She moved into the field of lighting design and focused on sustainable lighting projects as a way to contribute to a better future for our planet. Her education in architecture and years of lighting design experience help her achieve lighting solutions that are well-integrated and energy conscious. Laura’s clients benefit from her experience working in North and South America, as well as her fluency in English, Spanish and Italian. She applies an international perspective to her work.

Significant Projects

  • Completed Prior to Joining Schuler Shook

  • eBay Corporate Headquarters

    San Jose, CA

  • Exelon Corporate Headquarters

    Chicago, IL

  • Adobe Field Offices

    New York, NY

  • The Kresge Foundation

    Troy, MI

  • Bank One/Chase Plaza Lobby Renovation

    Chicago, IL

  • McCormick Place West Expansion

    Chicago, IL

  • Sixteen, Trump Tower signature restaurant

    Chicago, IL

  • Al Ghurair Centre Hotel and Serviced Apartments

    Dubai, UAE

  • The Ritz Carlton Residences

    Chicago, IL

  • Garmin’s Flagship Store

    Chicago, IL

  • Whirlpool Showcase Center

    Chicago, IL

  • Ermenegildo Zegna’s Store renovation

    Chicago, IL

  • Flashpoint Media School

    Chicago, IL

  • Kitchen Academy and Le Cordon Bleu Schools

    Multiple US locations

  • UC San Diego Student Housing

    San Diego, CA

  • Walsh College

    Troy, MI

  • Wilbur Wright College

    Chicago, IL

Education

  • BArch – Universidad Católica Santiago de Guayaquil
  • MBA – Strayer University

Organizations

  • International Association of Lighting Designers, Associate
  • Illuminating Engineering Society of North America
  • US Green Building Council LEED® Accredited Professional
  • Professional Ecuadorian Architects Association

Awards

  • The Kresge Foundation

    • IALD Special Citation, Excellence in Sustainable Design
    • IES Sectional Design Award