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Julia Gamolina

Visiting Assistant Professor


Julia Gamolina is dedicated to the built environment and to bringing light to the people transforming it. She is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Madame Architect, a digital magazine focused on the extraordinary women that shape our world. Trained as an architect herself and with over a decade of experience across all aspects of design, business development, and communications, Julia is an Associate Principal at Ennead Architects and a Visiting Assistant Professor at Pratt Institute.

In 2024, Madame Architect received the AIANY Architecture in Media Award. In 2023, Julia was listed in the Wallpaper* USA 300, a list of the people defining America’s creative landscape. Julia also received the Special Citation from AIANY in 2019 for her work with Madame Architect. Her writing has been featured in A Women’s Thing, Fast Company, Metropolis Magazine, and the Architect’s Newspaper.

Julia has lectured widely, across college campuses such as Harvard, Mount Holyoke, and UCLA; at international conferences like the Women, Architecture and Sustainability Congress in Bogota and the 2023 UIA World Congress of Architects in Copenhagen; and at events such as the New York Architecture Film Festival. She also organizes “Madame Architect Presents,” Madame Architect’s event series where she interviews architects in the spaces they designed.

Julia earned her Bachelor of Architecture at Cornell University, graduating with the Charles Goodwin Sands Medal for exceptional thesis. She was born in Novosibirsk, raised in Toronto, and is based in New York City, having also lived and worked in Austria, Italy, and Brazil.

BARCH, Architecture, Cornell University