Reflect, Reclaim, Redefine: <br>Detroit’s Imani Day Wants a More Diverse and Engaged Profession</br>

Reflect, Reclaim, Redefine:
Detroit’s Imani Day Wants a More Diverse and Engaged Profession

By Sarah Rafson For most designers, it takes years to develop a distinctive style and purpose. Imani Day, a designer in Gensler’s Detroit office, seems to be ahead of that curve. Imani, who earned her professional degree in 2011, has shown her  strength as a designer through her work at Cornell and later in the offices […]

Space, Time, and Architecture: <br>An Interview with Christina Ciardullo</br>

Space, Time, and Architecture:
An Interview with Christina Ciardullo

Interview by Christopher Ball and Adam Kor While most architects seek out earthly sites, Christina Ciardullo looks to the stars and imagines what building on Mars might look like. Bringing humanism to the scientific world of NASA, Ciardullo’s work and teaching explores how the unforgiving climes of Mars might support not just people, but poetics. […]

Redefining Success: A Conversation with Irina Schneid

Redefining Success: A Conversation with Irina Schneid

By Julia Gamolina  Irina Schneid is a registered architect, adjunct assistant professor, founder and principal of SCH+ARC Studio, and a new mother. Based in New York, Irina has lectured and taught internationally. Recent appointments include Barnard and Columbia Colleges’ Department of Architecture, Pratt Institute, Temple University, and the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) in […]

How She Got There: <br>A Conversation with Vivian Lee</br>

How She Got There:
A Conversation with Vivian Lee

The first in an eventual series on mentorship, with mentors.  By Julia Gamolina Vivian Lee is the only female Associate Partner at Richard Meier & Partners in the firm’s fifty-two-year history. Having lived and practiced abroad extensively, Lee brings an extraordinary diversity of experiences to her twenty-four years as an architect. She has worked on […]