Katie Layden


Staff Architect

Katie is a design professional for Lawrence Group and offers a range of project experience in markets including hospitality, retail, education, healthcare, and residential projects. My background combines both interior design and architectural knowledge and all aspects of project delivery including programming, historic preservation, LEED certification, site feasibility studies, and construction administration.


  • Bachelor of Arts in Interior Design, Stevens – The Institute of Business & Arts
  • Master of Architecture in Architecture, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University


  • National Council of Architectural Registration (NCARB) Associate Member, American Institute of Architects (AIA)

Representative Work

  • Quincy Hotel, Historic Renovation Quincy, IL
  • Home 2 Suites, Site Feasibility Study, St. Louis, MO
  • Homewood Suites Site Feasibility Study, St. Louis, MO
  • Hampton Inn St. Louis-Airport, St. Louis, MO
  • Security Building, Bar Association of Metro St. Louis Offices,St. Louis, MO
  • Simpson College, Dunn Library Renovation, Indianoloa, IA
  • Southeast Missouri State University, Vandiver Hall Renovation, Cape Girardeau, MO
  • Regal Cinemas, Multiple Locations, Nationwide
  • Panera Bread Prototype North Haven, CT
  • Panera Bread Renovations, Multiple Locations, Nationwide
  • Imo’s Renovation University City, MO