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Mary Burke

Adjunct Professor

Interior Design
School of Design

Has practiced architecture and interior design for more than 40 years both in the United States and abroad; founder of namesake firm, Burke Design and Architecture, focusing on signature residential, hospitality, and commercial projects; has held design lead roles on high-profile projects such as the re-branding/redesign of the iconic Peter Cooper Village and Stuyvesant Town for Tishman Speyer, offices for former president Bill Clinton, renovation of the landmark Lowell Hotel on East 63rd Street and international commercial projects as the lead designer for KPF Interior Architects’ Singapore office; fellow of the American Institute of Architects; former chair of the Interior Architecture Committee of the AIA, VP for Design Excellence of the AIA NY Chapter, and VP for Public Advocacy of AIA NY State Board of Directors; frequent contributor to design publications such as Contract magazine; moderator for industry design events such as the 2011–2012 Danish Design Awards and ALU Retail Design Forum and repeat juror for Best of NeoCon.

B.A. Architectural History, Fordham University; B.Arch., City College School of Architecture; M.S. Historic Preservation, Columbia University.