IA Welcomes Laura Vierling

Laura Vierling, IA Managing Director
Laura Vierling, Managing Director of IA Interior Architects’ DC Studio

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Continuing IA’s strong commitment to the Washington metropolitan area, the firm is pleased to announce that Laura Vierling, MCR, IIDA, LEED AP, Prosci Change Practitioner, has joined our Washington, DC studio as Managing Director. Laura will be assuming the role of managing director from Holly Briggs, FAIA who has led the DC Office for the last eight years. Following a stellar and decorated career at IA and within the interior architecture profession, Holly is transitioning to retirement.

With 30 years of experience, Laura brings a robust understanding of both managing and designing projects for corporate and government clients, as well as strategic portfolio planning. She is a skilled leader and trusted advisor who guides clients to maximize their real estate portfolio while developing strategies that support current and future business goals. Laura and her teams have led workplace transformation for a number of notable clients including the General Services Administration (GSA), Lenovo, Oracle, MetLife, and FDIC, among others.

“It’s exciting to be joining IA and its talented, global community of professionals at such a significant time for our industry. The firm’s interconnected and collaborative strategy is a powerful tool that enables me to leverage a network of innovative resources, as we work together to create inspirational, and engaging, human centric design solutions.”
Laura Vierling?| Washington, DC Studio Managing Director

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We are thrilled that Laura decided to join the IA team and take on the leadership of the DC studio at such a pivotol moment. When Holly made the decision to move to a new phase in her life, we worked together to find her successor and there was no question that Laura was our overwhelming choice. We look forward to what she will accomplish and contribute to the firm.

David Bourke & Tom Powers | IA Interior Architects Co-Presidents/-CEOs

Laura joins IA from Perkins+Will in Washington, DC where she served as Principal, Corporate Interiors and Workplace Strategy.? ?
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IA is a global firm of architects, designers, strategists, and specialists. We focus exclusively on environments through the lens of interior architecture—a radical idea in 1984, when IA was founded. We are highly connected agents of change, committed to creativity, innovation, growth, and community.



IA is a global firm of architects, designers, strategists, and specialists. We focus exclusively on environments through the lens of interior architecture—a radical idea in 1984, when IA was founded. We are highly connected agents of change, committed to creativity, innovation, growth, and community.



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