Sophie is a writer and designer from Sydney, Australia. She completed a Bachelor of Design in Architecture at The University of Sydney in 2016 where she was awarded the Henry J Cowan Prize for Architectural Science. Subsequently she worked for Tribe Studio Architects before relocating to London to commence the HCT course at the AA and to participate in the Sir John Soane Youth Panel.
Her work has appeared on the Architecture Folio Review and several publications including Dialogues 1., New Perspectives in Architectural Culture and Contemporary’s Contemporaries. Additionally she was an editor of the student journal Sydney Subjective. Her considerable interest in contemporary art has been fostered by working as a guide at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Australia, volunteering at the Australian Pavilion at the Venice Biennale of Architecture 2016 and working at both Artist Run Initiatives (ARIs) and commercial galleries in Sydney. In 2017 she founded her collaborative practice, AGENDA Lord and Lanigan, with Isobel Lord. Their first project Temple was exhibited at Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2017 and won the Clitheroe Emerging Sculptor Scholarship.