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Nina Freedman

Visiting Associate Professor


Nina Freedman’s work spans architectural design, interior design, installations, teaching and furniture design. At Pratt Institute (Department of Architecture and Department of Interior Design) she teaches design studio, professional practice, materials and assembly systems. In addition to teaching at Pratt, Nina teaches at Cornell University, Parsons School of Design, has taught at Stanford University, Fordham University and been a Design Professor in China.

She founded the design practice, DREAMLAND CREATIVE PROJECTS to focus client and speculative projects on the impact of emotional space, sourcing from the intersection of psychology and design. She hosts the podcast WHEREING: A Podcast About Belonging, Space and Design

Prior to founding DCP, Nina worked in leadership positions with numerous world-renowned architects, as Shigeru Ban, Hugh Hardy, Renzo Piano, Richard Meier and Paul Rudolph. In the Fall of 2012, Nina co-founded ArchiteXX, an organization providing co-learning workshops, cross generational mentorship and a high school prep program, to increase diversity in architecture.

Diploma Architecture, Architectural Association School of Architecture, RIBA Part I and Part II

B.S. Landscape Architecture, City College of New York.