Dana Laudani

Dana Laudani

New York, NY, US

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I hold a Master's of Architecture from Yale University's School of Architecture, also a Bachelor's of Architecture and a Bachelor's of Fine Arts both from the Rhode Island School of Design. While my resume, portfolio and references are available at my website: 
For the last decade I have exclusively focused on high-end residential design. I have been a party and principal player in all aspects of the design, coordination and construction of numerous residential projects - townhouses, apartments, freestanding new construction & extensive renovations. I have created presentations for Zoning, Landmarks and DOB submissions and understand NYC's zoning and building codes.  
I enjoy creating a team atmosphere with the project team and within the greater office as a whole. The seamless coordination of cutting edge technology, flawless traditional craftsmanship and the decorative arts have been an integral parts of all my projects. I enjoy managing complex projects with exacting clients and hitting budget and schedule goals.  
I'm a self-starter, proactive in my approach to problem solving.  I continue to expand my professional skill-sets by taking continuing educations classes. 
My built projects have been published in House & Garden, Elle Decor, Women's Wear Daily,  New Old Homes,  Harper's Bazaar as well as a a part of a number of monographs. Please feel free to contact me to learn more about my skill-sets and experience. 



Boris & Shearron Architecture DPC, New York, NY, US, Senior Project Manager

Redesigned the look & functionality of all deliverables, First time any of their work was copy-written

Oversaw the complete reorganization of all in-office digital & physical data

Conducted all staff interviews, established CAD requirements

Mentored junior staff to create a more positive, productive & scholarly office culture

Guided the development of the firm’s new website & printed marketing materials

Leveled all project bids, lead site meetings, conducted project research, lead teams on multiple projects simultaneous during all phases SD/DD/CD/B&N/Permitting and CA

Doubled the firm’s following on social media.

Mar 2017 - Nov 2019

Douglas C. Wright Architects, New York, NY, US, Senior Designer

DOUGLAS C. WRIGHT ARCHITECTS is a firm of architects, interior designers, and supporting staff based in New York. Over the last eight years, we have designed award-winning projects in a wide range of residential, institutional, and commercial work. We practice in a variety of styles — both historical and current — and strive to combine the very real, pragmatic needs of modernity with our historic architectural influences. We study and integrate all aspects of a designed environment into our projects. The landscapes, buildings, and interiors all influence each other, creating a richness the parts alone cannot achieve. We’ve worked in New York, Connecticut, New Jersey, California, Texas, Maryland, Maine, Tennessee, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts, as well as Europe and the Caribbean.

Mar 2015 - Mar 2016

David Easton, Inc, New York, NY, US, Designer

Mainly focusing on The Little Nell, a 5 star hotel and resort in Aspen, CO. The extensive refurnishment of public and private guest spaces. extensive design of millwork, casegoods, built-ins and furniture. Also worked on a range of schematic designs for hoses in and around the New York metropolitan area.

Sep 2008 - Aug 2013

Peter Pennoyer Architects, New York, NY, US, Project Manager

PETER PENNOYER ARCHITECTS is an award-winning practice in traditional architecture recognized as a leader in classicism and historic preservation. Based in Manhattan and with an office in Miami, Florida, the firm has built a substantial and varied body of work across the country and abroad for residential, commercial, and institutional commissions often involving historic buildings. For the past twenty-five years, Peter Pennoyer and his partners have grounded the firm’s projects in a forward-looking interpretation of history; they believe that architectural practices in the past leave us potent lessons that are relevant to contemporary architectural challenges.Architects are encouraged to study and draw inspiration in the over 10,000 volumes in the firm’s research library, resulting in designs that are a convergence of scholarship and creative invention.

Mar 2006 - Apr 2008

John B. Murray Architect, New York, NY, US, Project Manager

Since the formation of John B. Murray Architect, LLC, the firm’s award-winning work has been lauded by its clients, recognized by contemporaries, and featured in numerous publications, such as Architectural Digest, Veranda, Period Homes, Luxe, New Old Homes, Beautiful Homes, and Town and Country. Now entering its twenty-first year, the firm continues to grow by relying on enduring client relationships and long-held collaborations with landscape architects, designers, artisans and builders. Starting with hand-drawn analytiques, clients receive personal attention that results in a residence that reflects its context and seamlessly integrates sophisticated details and unique hardscapes. A John B. Murray Architect residence reflects a commitment to a timeless aesthetic – a simplicity of form and supreme craftsmanship.

Mar 1999 - Mar 2003


Yale University, New Haven, CT, US, Masters, Master's, Post Professional Degree

The Master of Architecture II program is for students holding a professional degree in architecture (B.Arch., or its equivalent) who seek a second, master’s-level degree in this discipline and who are interested in developing a stronger theoretical basis for their understanding of the field. This program leads to a degree of Master of Architecture (M.Arch.) and typically requires two years of full-time residency. Only 5% of those who apply will be accepted to participate in this rigorous program.

Sep 1995 - Jun 1997

Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), Providence, RI, US, BArch, Architecture & Fine Arts

Considered to be one of the top 3 art school in western world, the nationally accredited (NAAB) and internationally recognized, RISD's undergraduate program in Architecture leads to a professional degree: the Bachelor of Architecture. The program prepares students to enter the profession by first addressing the knowledge required for making architecture and second, by underscoring the complexities of the discipline and the responsibilities inherent in practicing architecture.
25% of those that apply will be accepted to RISD, 89% will graduate.

Graduates are able to:
- Use critical thinking to build abstract relationships and understand the impact of ideas
- Use and experiment with the representational techniques of the discipline
- Investigate architectural form using spatial principles and material properties
- Comprehend technical aspects of building practices, systems and materials and apply this knowledge to architectural solutions
- Synthesize a range of complex variables into an integrated design solution
- Understand principles for the practice of architecture, including advocacy, ethical actions and project management
- Develop a creative process and frame theoretical questions through making
-Conduct advanced research, including gathering and assessing information and establishing research methods.
RISD's Architecture program has the distinct advantage of being integrated into a college known for the breadth and depth of its fine arts and design offerings, meaning that students benefit from a strong visual and humanities-based education within a progressive professional curriculum. Architecture majors also appreciate being immersed in a community of creative individuals who are passionate about disciplines as diverse as animation, graphic design, printmaking and sculpture.

Sep 1986 - Jun 1991


European Honors Program, Award

1 of 3 Architecture students accepted into an exclusive program based in Rome, Italy, America's oldest forgiven residency program for artists. RISD in Rome: European Honors Program is a unique pre-graduation residency program that welcomes a select group of RISD junior and senior students, and Fine Arts Concentrators at Brown University, from multiple disciplines to spend a full semester immersed in a global and interdisciplinary environment, which is designed to feed independent and experimental studio projects.


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