Laura Mark is an award-winning architecture critic, curator, film maker, designer and musician. Trained as an architect Laura spent five years in architectural practice before joining the editorial team of the Architects’ Journal. She went on to become the magazine’s digital editor, where she led the redesign of the AJ’s website, and later became architecture editor. During her time at the magazine Laura won numerous awards for her work including title of IBP’s Multi-media Journalist of the Year in both 2015 and 2016. She has gone on to contribute to a number of books on architecture and the built environment. Laura began film making in 2015, and the subsequent work she has produced is concerned with creating a visual understanding of the feeling and delight of architecture. Her film, Zaha Hadid: A Legacy (2017), has been shown at the London Architecture Film Festival, The Anise Gallery, the New York Architecture and Design Film Festival, the Milan Design Film Festival and at the AIA Film Festival. A trained musician, Laura also sings with the choral collective Musarc and has organised a number of events which explore the interactions between sound and architecture. She is currently running a new awards programme at the Royal Academy of Arts and is also working on a programme of installations and performances which will animate the inside of the British Pavilion during the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale.