Lavinia Tarantino


BA(Hons), MArch(Dist)

Lavinia studied at the University of Liverpool gaining a Master degree with Distinction. Her final thesis project won the Sikorsky Memorial Prize and was nominated for the RIBA Silver medal award. She previously received a First Class Honours degree from the University of Portsmouth, obtaining a nomination for the RIBA Bronze medal award, the Harvey Prize and the Hays Prize.

Lavinia has a great interest in the history and theory of architecture. Her latest research explores the social and political influences of ‘company towns’ during the interwar period and will soon be published in the ‘Intangible series’ editorial. Following her graduation, Lavinia was employed at Broadway Malyan Architects, working on an office refurbishment for Reading Borough Council and a range of educational projects.

Since joining ABA in December 2016, Lavinia has been working on the Veteran Oak Quarter in Cambridge.