Lara Waked is an Innovation Design Strategist & Architect internationally working with helping businesses progress, and disrupt. With award-winning designs and 7+ years of scoping, launching, and developing transformational design projects and strategies, to better how we work, learn, retail and live.

She has a passion for strong analytical and fresh design strategies and creative innovative approaches to challenging projects with a global perspective. In her spare time she works with Humanitarian Initiatives and dabbles in the Photographic and Filmmaking Arts.



I completed my both my Master degrees in Innovation Design Management and Strategic Design for Work, Retail and Learning Environments from Germany and Spain respectively.

Attained a Bachelor of Architecture from IE University, Spain and attended part of my studies abroad in Woodbury University in Los Angeles, USA and Misr International University in Cairo, Egypt. I’ve been mentored by and collaborated with some of the most successful design strategy firms in their respective fields such as; Gensler, AECOM strategy plus, Studio O+A and Pritzker Prize Laureate Shigeru Ban and Harvard GSD Professors Belinda Tato and José Luis Vallejo.