Darian Lu is a practicing architect in New York. She earned her Bachelor of Architecture from Iowa State University, and her Master of Architecture from Columbia University in New York City. She is passionate about multi-disciplinary, research-based design, and focuses on crafting transformational workplaces, and designing precedent-setting hospitality and residential spaces. Her work is characterized by close attention to materials, and art integration within architecture. With an emphasis on the individual's experience, Darian is able to bring a small-scale focus to the design of large-scale projects. She practiced with W Architecture, Skidmore Owings Merrill, and most recently with WeWork. She and her team's work were featured in Architecture Digest, Arch Daily, Fox Business, Forbes, and numerous others.