Laura Warren, A.I.A.

Principle - The Warren Group Architects

About Me

My name is Laura Warren, A.I.A.. My professional title is Principal Owner at The Warren Group Architects. My skills and areas of expertise include Architecture, Design, Project Management, Mentoring, Business Development, Client Relationship Building and Practice Operations.

I received my M.S. from the University of Mexico. I am currently involved with the American Institute of Architects. I am drawn to and passionate about charitable organizations such as the McAllen Economic Development, UT PANAM International Women's Board, organizations that help the disabled, and serve as the Chairperson of the Board of Trustees for the International Museum of Arts and Science. My hobbies and interests include community work and spending time with family and friends.

Some of The Warren Group Architects Projects include:

McAllen International Airport Expansion and Additions
March 2008
$21,000,000 US dollar expansion and renovations currently under construction.
The Warren Group Served as team Architect with URS and continues to provide construction phase services.

Art Village on Main
March 2007
Entire Block re-development at the heart of the Art's District in McAllen Texas

Capote International Business Park(Link)
September 2004
300 Acre Development
The Warren Group provided Master planning and design of 5 distributions Centers to include
a 260,000 S.F. facility for Emerson

City of Pharr Aquatic Center
July 2013
$10,000,000.00 facility located on Fir St. in Pharr, Texas that includes a state of the art Olympic sized enclosed Natatorium, and water play features with slides and a lazy river.

UTRGV - DHR Medical Research Facility
September 2016
$40,000,000 dollar, 86,000 S.F. project to house BSL-2 Medical Research.

South Texas College, Student Activity and Cafeteria Building(Link)
September 2016
6.7 million dollars, 26,000 S.F. Facility. Currently under construction. This building will house Career Center, Internet Cafe, Cafeteria, and multiple common indoor and outdoor spaces for student activity and interaction purposes.

Center for Education and Economic Development - CEED(Link)
August 2016
Renovations and additions to an existing 50,000 S.F. old Kmart building. The project was completed last August 2016 with outstanding reviews. The state of the art facility will house multiple open and enclosed modular spaces to be used as Business incubator, the space will be used for STC and MEDC education programs and MEDC (Mission Economic Development Corp.)

Published Author:
City by Design - An Architectural Perspective of Texas Panache Partners LLC, March 1, 2008

Organizations Laura Warren belongs to:

McAllen South Rotary
President - 2009-2010
Starting July 1998
Served as an executive board member for over 13 years

McAllen Economic Development
Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees
Starting March 2015

UT RGV International Women's Board
Starting January 2015
Voting Member of the UTRGV Foundation Board

American Institute of Architects
AIA member
Starting November 2003

Quinta Mazatlan
Advisory Board Member and Trustee
Starting September 2012

Boys Scouts of America - Troop 80
Wood Badge, Assistant Scout Master and Committe Chair
Starting August 2010

McAllen Chamber of Commerce
Executive Vice President
Starting 2015

International Museum of Arts and Science
Chairperson of the Board of Trustees
Starting September 2015

Since 2004, The Warren Group opened its doors with a commitment to provide comprehensive Architectural Services to include: Master Planning, Site Finding, Site Design, Programming, International Project Management, Building and Site Assessments, Sustainable LEED Certified Design and Interiors. I put into place an a team formed of strong individuals with broad international experience, providing the creative ability in problem solving and project delivery in a fast growing, multicultural environment.

Our team believes in long term relationships, earned through team based ideology. We become an integral part of your team and help deliver your project to its completion from the early planning stages and even after the project's completion through post-construction services.

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