Today marks the anniversary of the passing of one our founders, Judith Edelman.
Her legacy of designing housing, health clinics, and other community-focused buildings for New York City’s most vulnerable populations still guides the firm today. She remains a pioneer and role model to women architects and to the industry as a whole.
To learn more about her, visit the links below.
- She describes her motivation and experience being an architect in an interview on our own blog from 2012.
- As one of the first women in a male-dominated field, she earned the moniker “Dragon Lady”.
- For a more extensive biography, see her obituary in The New York Times.
- In 1975, she appeared on Sesame Street to show children what an architect is and does.