Lauren Magee

About Lauren Magee

Lauren Magee, AIA, is a licensed architect and the director of architecture and environmental design for Guidecraft. She specializes in interdisciplinary design and leads an international team on the design of environments for young children, toddlers and infants. Magee is a former educator and elected school board vice president with many years of experience working with curriculum, facilities, and operations in public and private schools. She has done extensive research into the psychology of places and spaces, specifically in the ways people of all ages engage with the built environment and natural surroundings. With Guidecraft, Magee applies those skills and research, along with her expertise in the philosophies of Reggio Emilia, Montessori, nature-based education, and other teaching methods, to the holistic design of places for young children. Most recently, she worked on a video series, "Lauren's Learning Lab," which offers tips and strategies for parents to transform their homes to accommodate distance learning during COVID-19.
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