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Carisima Koenig

Visiting Assistant Professor


Carisima Koenig is an architect as well as a faculty member of the Graduate Architecture and Urban Design program at Pratt Institute where she has taught since 2005. Carisima is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor of Professional Practice where she examines the dynamic relationships that test the profession and its process of development. In addition to her work in academia Carisima is a Principal, Education Practice Leader, and member of the Women’s Forum at Perkins Eastman. She is co-chair of the AIANY Professional Practice Committee, serves as a Board member for a community based school in Brooklyn, NY and most recently has been appointed to the Advisory Board of Madame Architect. As both a practitioner and educator Carisima is interested in designing environments that foster educational pursuits. Her current research explores academic environments and neurodiversity.

Iowa State University;
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