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lorna soar

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Lorna Soar has over 25 years experience working with architects, designers and manufacturers in the construction industry.



In 1981 she studied a degree for Technical & Scientific Illustration and worked for the Lancashire Museum Service. Then moving to Cambridge she worked for a number of different advertising & design studios, working first as an illustrator then as a graphic designer and finally as a studio manager, before forming her own company in 1987.



Concentrating on corporate identity and brochure design for architects, as well as managing a photographic library working with media around the world. In the 1990’s her work expanded to include more research and targeted marketing campaigns for a broader client base within the built environment. Including product launches and introducing international manufacturers to the UK; devising and implementing advertising, PR and marketing strategies. Her work also includes finding sponsors for events and seminars as well as curating exhibitions for top UK architects and engineers. Including the Faces of British Architecture and Top 100 architects in their workspace at the RIBA. Her background in design and management of a photographic library ensures brand awareness and attention to detail at all times.

Architects in Practice

Photographic portraits of 100 architectural practices in their workspaces by Timothy Soar, alongside 
illustrative examples of their work.



Organised and curated by Lorna Soar.

lectures & event management

Michael Pawlyn

Biomimicry and the Ecological Age

Roger Hawkins, Julian Robinson

The CrossRail Journey

Alex de Rijke, Richard Woods

Truth to Materials and Other Untruths

Sean Griffiths, Erik Kessels

Crossing Borders

David Nelson, Per Arnoldi

Colour is Communication

Sir Terry Farrell, Professor David Mach

The Relationship between Art & Architecture

Ken Shuttleworth, Roger Ridsdill Smith

High Society

Simon Allford, Roger Zogolovitch

Rules of Engagement

Robert Emmerson, John McAslan

Less is More

Mark Whitby, Antony Gormley

The Art of Work

Roland Paoletti, Chris Wilkinson

Web of Life