Matt LaRue was born and raised in the Boston area. He attended Northeastern University graduating magna cum laude in 1993 with a Bachelor of Science in Art. While at Northeastern, Matt worked in the offices of Kyu Sung Woo, Machado Silvetti Associates and Office DA.
Upon graduation, Matt went to work for Kallamann, McKinnell and Wood in Boston. His projects included the Emory Business School in Atlanta, the University of Kentucky Central Library in Louisville, and the Berlin Embassy Competition.
In 1995 Matt entered the Graduate School of Design at Harvard to pursue a Master of Architecture. He was awarded the 1998 Cathy Simon Scholarship. While at the GSD, he worked for Kohn Pedersen Fox in New York, and for Office Da on the MoMA Fabrications Exhibition. He graduated in 1999 with Distinction.
Matt joined Jonathan Levi Architects immediately after graduation and was promoted to Associate in 2004. His projects have included the award winning Runkle School in Brookline, MA, the Harvard 29 Garden Street Graduate Housing Complex, the Roger Wellington School in Belmont, MA, the Coolidge Corner Branch Library and the IRS Service Center in Andover, MA.
Since 2010, Matt has been an Associate at HMFH in Cambridge. His projects include the Mill Brook School in Concord, NH, a study for an Academic Engagement Center at UMass Lowell and renovations to a Sert designed office building in Cambridge.