Women in Architecture Forum & Awards

October 25, 2017

New York, NY

2017 Award Recipients

Marion Weiss

Marion Weiss
Design Leader

A founding partner of WEISS/MANFREDI, Weiss received her M.Arch. from Yale University and is a tenured professor at the University of Pennsylvania. She has received numerous honors, such as an American Academy of Arts and Letters Award and the New York AIA Gold Medal.


Elizabeth Whittaker

Elizabeth Whittaker
New Generation Leader

Whittaker founded Merge Architects in Boston in 2003, a few years after graduating with distinction from the Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD). She was included in RECORD's 2014 Design Vanguard issue, and is an associate professor at the GSD.


Billie Faircloth

Billie Faircloth
Innovator

As a practitioner, educator, and partner at KieranTimberlake, Faircloth uses multidisciplinary research and technology to inform design. She lectures at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Design and the GSD.


Sarah Whiting

Sarah Whiting
Educator

Whiting has served as the dean of Rice University School of Architecture since 2010 and is a founding partner of WW Architecture. She received her M.Arch. from Princeton University and her Ph.D. in architectural history, theory, and criticism from MIT.


Deanna Van Buren

Deanna Van Buren
Activist

The cofounder and design director of Designing Justice + Designing Spaces, Van Buren works to address the root causes of mass incarceration through the built environment. She received her M. Arch. from Columbia University and was a Loeb Fellow at the GSD.

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