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Kristin Washco

Sessional Instructor

    Degrees:B.Arch (Virginia Polytechnic Institute), M.Arch History and Theory (McGill)


    Kristin Washco is a PhD Student at the Azrieli School of Architecture and Urbanism, Carleton University. She received her Master’s in Architectural History + Theory from McGill University in 2019, and received her professional degree in Architecture from Virginia Polytechnic Institute in 2012. Kristin is a Registered Architect in New York and spent seven years practicing in New York City before relocating to Canada. Her professional work with NOROOF Architects, DXA Studio and MADERA has won multiple awards, including the AIA Award of Excellence, and has been published in The New York Times, Dwell, and Architectural Digest, among others. As a designer, she believes whole heartedly in the value of beautiful and well made objects, and seeks spaces which engage the senses and support the poetic act of dwelling. Her research interests are centered around the synesthetic experience of architecture, methods of architectural representation, and the translation from page to built work.