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Women-Led Collaborations: Balancing Culture & Context in Large-Scale Embassies
Few large-scale projects require greater sensitivity, collaboration, and coordination than the building of an embassy. This seminar exposes you to the lessons learned from three such projects—presented by the women-led project team of architects, an interior architect, and the Director of Interior Design at the US Department of State Overseas Buildings Operations.
Jane Smith, FAIA, IIDA, is founding partner of Spacesmith, LLP, an architecture, planning, and interior design firm in New York City and Hudson, NY.
Smith received the AIA New York State President’s Award in 2017 for outstanding contributions to the profession. Her work has been recognized by Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation as one of 100 outstanding New York City works by women. She participates regularly in juries and panels. Smith holds a bachelor’s degree in Architecture, cum laude, from Arizona State University and a master’s degree in finance from New York University.