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Melissa Cicetti

Adjunct Associate Professor

Interior Design
School of Design

While studying, Ms. Cicetti received the Paul Phillipe Cret Medal and Prize for Best Thesis for her project “The Antiquarian Market as the Memento Hominem of the City”.  Currently, she is the principal of studio Cicetti architect pc, located in Brooklyn, NY.  Noteworthy projects include the Reece Murphy Residence in Cutchogue, NY; various projects for Richard and Clara Weyergraf Serra; and the Brant Foundation Art Study Center in Greenwich, CT (in conjunction with Gluckman Mayner Architects).  Previously, she was a Project Manager at Gluckman Mayner Architects in New York City, where she was lead architect on all retail projects for fashion designer Helmut Lang, many of which won multiple awards.

Prior to teaching at Pratt, Ms. Cicetti was an Assistant Professor at the University of New Mexico, School of Architecture and Planning, Albuquerque, NM, where she coordinated both the 1st- and 3rd-year undergraduate studios.

In addition to her practice as an architect, Ms. Cicetti is a successful photographer artist.  In 2005, the University of New Mexico Press published her book Marking the Land 1 which is a photographic essay exploring the interaction between land forms in the Southwest and the human-made interventions upon them.  Her photographic works have been exhibited internationally, including at Ryerson University in Toronto, Ontario, Canada and Go Fish Gallery in New York City.


B.A. Design of the Environment, University of Pennsylvania
M.Arch, University of Pennsylvania