Laura Cangur

Laura Cangur

Montclair, NJ



Laura Cangur, RA

Montclair, NJ

Skilled architect seeking employment at a firm with a diversity of project types.

Capable of producing high-quality drawing sets, effective at leading consultants in the direction the team envisions, a ‘go-to’ person for problem solving, and always looking for the opportunities where design solutions can happen.  I have a broad base of experience with concentrations in Mixed-Use, Retail, and Housing.


Vincent Cusumano Architect, New York, NY, US, Project Manager

Managing a variety of retail projects located in NYC. Experience working with the NYC DOB in order to gain approval for complex projects. Work includes a renovation that has strengthened my ability to work with spaces that are 'less than ideal' and find ways to satisfy the client's interests.

Nov 2014 - Apr 2015

LRS Architects, Portland, OR, Job Captain

Responsible for construction drawings of a 3 building complex with help of junior staff, as well as the details, specifications verification, code research, and incorporation of a number of sustainable features - including a green roof. Over 2 years of experience working on Senior Living Facilities. Also responsible for coordination with engineers and construction administration on several other project types including multi-family and mixed-use.

Nov 2004 - Dec 2008

Basis Architecture, Estes Park, CO, Job Captain

Organized meetings with clients for project review on several projects including the Rocky Mountain Church and Ed’s Cantina Restaurant. Supervised construction and attended weekly construction meetings for Ed’s Cantina Restaurant and East Elkhorn Avenue Shops. Gained the ability to solely produce a complete set of drawings for single-family residences. Produced computer generated 3D models for both in-house studies and presentation drawings.

Feb 2002 - Sep 2004

Pahl Architecture, Denver, CO, Junior Architect

Key projects:
Peterson Airforce Base Fire/Crash/Rescue Station
Embassy Suites DIA
Roosevelt Park Senior Center and Memorial Building

Jun 2000 - Jun 2001


Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), Blacksburg, VA, BArch, Architecture

Bachelor of Architecture with a Minor in Industrial Design

Jan 1995 - Jun 2000

Areas of Specialization