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Lara Calder

Managing Director, Calderflower

Lara Calder joined the practice in 2010 as the Managing Director of Calderflower Architects. With a focus on innovative and sustainable architecture, Lara champions her team to challenge the conventions of aged care, seniors living and community design.

Lara is passionate about delivering and positively influencing the future needs for the care and accommodation of the elderly and fostering their social relationships within our communities. She designs refreshingly alternative buildings with a strong consideration for the environment and the unique space of each project.

Coming from a professional background in healthcare, Lara brings first-hand experience in the field and uses her experience and deep understanding of the needs of the elderly to design successful projects. She also participates in research projects and sits on various committees relating to aged care and seniors housing design. She has presented her own research and ideas at conferences throughout Australia and the world.

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