Laura Chaddock

Project Coordinator, Architecture

With more than 10 years of architectural industry experience, Laura shares her skills through the Wightman Architecture Studio as a project coordinator. Much of her design work has been focused on residential, educational, and commercial disciplines, as well as on historical renovation and tax credit projects. She uses her passion for the performing and visual arts to influence her approach to architecture in a way that explores innovative solutions outside the norms of how space is experienced. Laura is also dedicated to sustainable design and practices, something she even integrates into her family life.

Areas of Focus

  • Architectural production in all project phases including construction administration 
  • Residential (renovation and new construction ranging from single family to multi-family, high-end lofts)
  • Commercial/retail white box tenant finish
  • Educational (ranging from early to higher education) 
  • Urban planning 
  • Historical renovation and re-adaptation 
  • Historical renovation state tax credit research & documentation


B.A. in Art History/Music Minor
The College of Wooster, Wooster, OH 

Summer Program in Architecture
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Masters Studio Semester Abroad
Barcelona, Spain

M.Arch, Architecture
Washington University in St. Louis, MO

Professional Training & Registrations

  • Certificate of Completion-REVIT Training: Hagerman & Co.
  • 2011 Certificate of Completion-LEED 201: Core Concepts & Strategies, 2011


  • 2005 Governor's Award, State of Missouri-Bentwood Townhomes, St. Louis
  • 2004 Governor's Award, State of Missouri-Claudell Lane Renovations, Columbia, Missouri
  • 2003 Governor's Award, State of Missouri-Columbia Square Renovations, Columbia, Missouri
  • 2001 Impact on Learning Award - Hope Day Care Center, St. Louis
  • 1999 I.E. Millstone Scholarship Recipient - Washington University in St. Louis
  • 1988-1992 7-Time NCAA All-American Competitive Swimmer, The College of Wooster
  • 1988 Scholarship Award, Toledo Youth Symphony Orchestra

Affiliations & Memberships

  • United Way of Southwest Michigan 
  • Steelhead Ironman Volunteer
  • Saron Lutheran Church Choir, St. Joseph
  • Southwest Michigan Symphony Orchestra Chorus
  • Habitat for Humanity-St. Louis
  • American Institute of Architects-St. Louis
  • Young Architects Forum-St. Louis
  • American Association of University Women-St. Louis
  • St. Louis Civic Orchestra, Assist. Concertmaster - St. Louis
  • St. Louis Civic Orchestra, Board Member & President - St. Louis

Personal Note

Laura has a life-long passion for music, art, photography, travel, and the outdoors. She has been a musician for most of her life in violin, piano, and voice. One of her next home improvement projects is to begin work on a home studio that will serve as her creative sanctuary.

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Contact Laura Chaddock

Office: 269.927.0100 Cell: 314.779.9963

Laura's Featured Projects