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B-KD (Büro Koray Duman) is a research-driven architecture and design studio based in New York City and Istanbul. We believe that architecture should be functional and unexpected; engaging and poetic;...


Montalba Architects, Inc. is an award-winning practice, producing select architecture and urban design related projects in the United States, Europe, and the Middle East. By embracing a humanistic approach...


Monica von Schmalensee

Co-Chair, Van Alen Council

CEO, White

Monica von Schmalensee is an architect and the CEO of White Arkitekter. Monica has a great interest in the changing urban landscape and the interplay between society and place....


Banana Kelly Community Improvement Association, Inc. is a 40 year old community development organization and mutual housing association based in the Longwood, Hunts Point, Morrisania and Mott Haven neighborhoods...



For over a quarter century, MNLA has worked to reinvigorate, heal and mediate places that strengthen and empower communities.  We utilize the design process to engage with governing bodies,...


Only If is a New York City-based design practice for architecture and urbanism founded in 2013 and led by Adam Snow Frampton, AIA and Karolina Czeczek. Only If’s projects...


Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has approximately 2300 attorneys in 40 locations in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its...



BAS is an architecture and urban design studio. We practice architecture as a process of re‑imagining social, political and civic relationships through rigorous experimentation with forms and ideas. BAS...


Gensler is a global architecture, design, and planning firm with 48 locations and more than 6,000 professionals networked across Asia, Europe, Australia, the Middle East, and the Americas. Founded...


Bryony Roberts Studio is an award-winning design and research practice based in New York. Integrating methods from architecture, social practice, and historic preservation, the studio creates community-based projects in...


The Hearst Foundations are national philanthropic resources for organizations working in the fields of culture, education, health and social services. In addition, the William Randolph Hearst Foundation operates two...


Barbara Wilks

Principal and Founder, W Architecture and Landscape Architecture

Barbara Wilks, FASLA, FAIA, principal and founder of W Architecture and Landscape Architecture, is a leader in the field of design. As an architect and a landscape architect, Barbara...


OLIN is dedicated to affecting positive change through landscape architecture, urban design and planning. We are advocates for the artful creation and transformation of the public realm, and practice...


Young Projects LLC is a design studio founded by Bryan Young in New York City in 2010, whose work includes buildings, interiors, objects, material prototyping and furniture. Geometry, pattern,...


Germane Barnes

Director, Studio Barnes

Germane Barnes is the Director of Studio Barnes, a testing ground for the physical and theoretical investigations of architecture’s social and political agency. His design and research contributions have been published and...


Moody Nolan is much more than an architecture firm. At heart, we’re entrepreneurs. We adapt our talents quickly to address each client’s unique vision. In doing so, we create...


Farah Akiely

Recorder, Ph.D student, Urban and Regional Planning, University of Florida

Farah Akiely is an academic tutor and a practicing Urban and Regional Planner. She joined the School of Architecture and Built Environment, German Jordanian University as a lecturer, and was involved in...


The aspirations that shape our design include optimizing programmatic functions, strengthening the urban context, promoting sustainable environments, advancing the commercial success of development strategies, and creating beautiful buildings that...


The Urban Studio is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization composed of an interdisciplinary group of practitioners that works to create more inclusive cities.


Andrew Brown

Director of Programs

Andrew Brown is a researcher trained in empirical analysis of programs and public policy. At Van Alen, Andrew oversees projects that explore the relationship between mental well-being and cities, and...


Jing Liu

Founding Partner & Principal, SO-IL

Jing Liu is Founding Partner and Principal of SO – IL and an avid educator. Jing Liu co-founded SO – IL in 2008 with an emphasis on building cultural...


Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a diversified, community-based financial services company with $1.9 trillion in assets.



MODU aims to elevate the urban experience, linking people to their communities and neighborhoods to cities. Our idea of a new sustainability reimagines cities and buildings that foster new—...


Jenn Gustetic

Secretary, Van Alen Board

Director of Early Stage Innovations and Partnerships Jenn Gustetic, NASA

Ms. Gustetic is the Program Executive for Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR/STTR) at NASA Headquarters. The NASA SBIR and STTR programs fund small businesses approximately $200M annually for research,...


Carla Swickerath

Chair, Van Alen Board

Partner, Studio Libeskind

Since joining Studio Libeskind in 1999, Carla Swickerath has gained diverse experience in cultural, civic, retail, commercial, residential and planning projects around the world.


Founded in 1990 and based in Jackson Heights, Queens, the 82nd Street Partnership is an award-winning neighborhood development organization governed by a board of directors comprised of property owners,...


Pernilla Ohrstedt Studio is a London-based architecture and design practice with an international reputation for realising innovative projects that span the disciplines of architecture, art, design and fashion.  Specialising...