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Hayes Slade

Hayes   Slade

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  • In 2002, Hayes co-founded Slade Architecture and is a licensed architect in NY.  In addition to the work at her practice, she teaches interior design at Parsons the New School for Design and serves as co-chair of the Interiors Committee of the NY chapter of the AIA. In 2010, Hayes was selected by the Architectural League of New York for the Emerging Voices program and she served as a juror for the program the following year. Hayes has also taught a design studio at Syracuse University School of Architecture and served on a variety of other design juries including AIA awards NJ Chapter and Electrolux Design Lab.

    Hayes brings an unusual, multi-faceted background to her design work. She has a Bachelor of Science and Master of Engineering degrees in civil/structural engineering from Cornell University as well as a Master of Business Administration degree from the Wharton School of Business. Prior to Slade Architecture, Hayes worked at Arup in London and NYC, and Skidmore, Owings and Merrill in NYC as well as Boston Consulting Group.

    Hayes' design approach is informed by her experiences living and working in London and Rome as well as her time with other related endeavors: structural engineering, web-design/branding, jewelry design and strategy consulting. Hayes is also a mother of four. 

    Degrees Held:

    Bachelor of Science, Cornell University

    Master of Engineering, Cornell University

    Master of Business Administration, Wharton School of Business

    Professional Affiliations:

    AIA NY, Interiors Committee Co-Chair

    Design Trust for Public Space, Architecture Fellow

    Architecture League of New York


    Registered Architect, New York State

    Recent Publications:

    2015 Publications:

    The Fundamentals of Interior Design. Cover, p. 147, 158-161. London: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc

    Out of Scale: AIA Small Projects Awards. p. 32, 197. Ordo Editons.

    30 Years of Emerging Voices: Idea, Form, Resonance. Cover, p. 258. Princeton Architectural Press.

    Brick. p. 135. London: Phaidon Press.

    Interior Design Magazine. “Best of the Year.” January 2015.

    Abraxas Lifestyle Magazine. “Let There Be Light: Staten Island Zoo.” January 2015: p 38-48. India.

    Homify. Web. “Inspiring Home Office Spaces.” January 8, 2015

    CONCEPT. “Urban Living Room - Guggenheim Helsinki.” February 2015: p 28-33. Korea

    Interior Design Magazine. “Covering the Spectrum.” February 2015: p 51-53

    Homify. Web. “A New York Loft Conversion.” March 3, 2015                                                                                    

    Commercial Observer. Web. “The Plan: Valrhona Hits Sweet Spot in Dumbo.” March 5, 2015

    Travel Pulse. Web. “First Look: Virgin Atlantic Opens New Clubhouse at LAX.” April 28, 2015

    Conde Nast Traveler. Web. “The Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse at LAX is as California as it gets.” April 28, 2015

    Haute Living. Web. “Inside the Luxe New Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse at LAX.” April 29, 2015

    Travel + Leisure. Web. “Have a Look Inside Virgin Atlantic’s New California-Cool Clubhouse in LA.” April 29, 2015

    Travel Skills. Web. “Virgin Opens Swish LAX Clubhouse.” April 29, 2015

    The Points Guy. Web. “New Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse Opens at LAX.” April 29, 2015

    Aircraft Interiors International. Web. “Virgin Atlantic’s Los Angeles Clubhouse.” April 29, 2015

    Business Traveller. Web. “Virgin Atlantic Opens LAX Clubhouse.” April 30, 2015

    Forbes. Web. “American, Virgin Atlantic Launch New Airport Lounge Designs.” April 30, 2015

    Airport World. Web. “New Virgin Clubhouse Opens at LAX.” May 1, 2015

    Australian Business Traveller. Web. “Virgin Atlantic unveils new Los Angeles Clubhouse lounge.” May 1, 2015

    The Design Air. Web. “Virgin Atlantic Opens New Clubhouse at LAX T2.” May 1, 2015

    Lux Traveller. Web. “Virgin Atlantic LAX Lounge Open.” May 3, 2015

    Travel Daily News. Web. “Virgin Atlantic open first-ever clubhouse at Los Angeles International Airport.” May 4, 2015

    Apex. Web. “Virgin Atlantic Opens a Clubhouse at LAX.” May 5, 2015

    Buying Business Travel. Web. “Virgin Atlantic opens Clubhouse lounge at LAX.” May 6, 2015

    Architizer. Web. “An Invisible Material: 10 Projects That Lay out the Future of Brick.” May 6, 2015

    Future Travel Experience. Web. “Multi-million dollar investments highlight value of premium customer loyalty.” May 7, 2015

    Destination Luxury. Web. “Virgin Atlantic’s First Ever Clubhouse at LAX.” May 7, 2015

    Business Traveller. Web. “Lounge Check: Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse Lounge, LAX.” May 9, 2015

    Skift. Web. “Inside Virgin Atlantic’s Swanky New Lounge at Los Angeles International.” May 11, 2015

    Gothamist. Web. “Revered French Company Valrhona has opened a Chocolate School in DUMBO.” May 15, 2015

    Creativepool. Web. “Virgin Altantic goes all out for new LAX Clubhouse.” May 15, 2015

    Travel Skills. Web. “Virgin Atlantic’s Playful LAX Lounge.” May 19, 2015

    Luxury Travel Diary. Web. “Virgin Clubhouse LAX Photos.” May 23, 2015

    SFGate. Web. “Virgin Atlantic’s Playful LAX Lounge.” May 30, 2015

    CultureNOW Museum Without Walls. Web. “Staten Island Zoo.” June 3, 2015

    Dwell. Web. “Modern Dream Penthouse in New York City Makes the Most of Natural Light.” June 3, 2015

    Dwell. Web. “5 Dream Penthouses in NYC.” June 4, 2015

    Business Insider. Web. “Check out Virgin Atlantic’s swanky new clubhouse at LAX.” June 6, 2015

    Archilovers. Web. “Slade Architecture.” June 9, 2015

    India Art n Design. Web. “Clubhouse near Hollywood Hills.” June 14, 2015

    Oculus. Web. “In the News: California Dreaming.” June 17, 2015

    Oculus. Web. “Sighted: Residential Review.” June 17, 2015

    Fast Company. Web. “You Say You Want a Business Adventure?” June 25, 2015

    Living Corriere. Web. “Maschile, Singolare.” June 30, 2015

    Fast Co Design. Web. “Virgin Atlantic’s LAX Clubhouse Is So California.” July 2, 2015

    Houzz. Web. “Protagonisti e Icone: Eero Aarnio, il Re del Design Pop.” July 6, 2015

    London Evening Standard. Web. “Virgin Atlantic’s new LAX Clubhouse - review.” July 7, 2015

    Architectural Digest. Web. “A Stylish New Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse Opens at LAX.” July 10, 2015

    Homify. Web. “6 Industrial Chic Interiors.” July 14, 2015

    Contemporist. Web. “A Look Inside The New Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse at LAX.” July 14, 2015

    Decoration Interiors. Web. “The New Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse at LAX.” July 15, 2015

    AEC Cafe. Web. “Sullivan Street Duplex in Soho, New York City by Slade Architecture.” July 16, 2015

    Architectural Digest. Web. “Spin Doctors.” July 16, 2015

    Curbed. Web. “LAX’s New Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse is an Oasis of Colorful, Sculptural Design.” July 22, 2015

    Interior Design Magazine. “Frequent Fliers.” July 2015: p. 61-64.

    Jaunted. Web. “Inside the new Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse at LAX.” July 31, 2015

    Abraxas Lifestyle Magazine. “The LAX Clubhouse.” August 2015

    Archtober. Web. “Staten Island Zoo Carousel Enclosure.” August 20, 2015

    Performances and Appearances:

    Juror, Contract 37th Annual Interiors Awards

    Lecture, “Growing Their Own.” AIA National Convention. May 15, 2015. Atlanta, Georgia

    Lecture, “Women in Architecture and Construction.” AIA New York. December 2, 2014. New York, NY

    Lecture, “Getting Projects You Want.” GROW Symposium, AIA New York. November 9, 2014. New York, NY

    Lecture, “Recent Work.” Pratt Institute. April 14, 2014. Brooklyn, NY

    Lecture, “Recent Hospitality Work.” New York Design Center. April 23, 2014. New York, NY
    AIA New York Speed Presentation, New York, NY

    Lecture, “Building Brands: Going Global.” Center for Architecture. September 30, 2013. New York, NY

    Lecture, “Small Firms | Global Reach.” Center for Architecture. October 21, 2013. New York, NY

    Lecture, “Faculty Works In Progress.” Parsons The New School of Design. November 14, 2013. New York, NY

    Juror, Electrolux International Design Competition

    Lecture, “CONcept, CONtext, CONstruct.” Syracuse University, School of Architecture. January 2012. Syracuse, NY

    Awards and Honors:


    AIA New York State Design Awards. Citation for Design, Interiors (Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse at LAX)

    Exhibition, “Guggenheim Helsinki Now.” Kunsthalle Helsinki, Finland


    Design Trust for Public Space Architecture Fellow

    Interior Design Magazine Best of Year. Award of Merit, Kitchen & Bath (Sullivan Street Duplex)

    Interior Design Magazine Best of Year. Award of Merit, Outdoor (Staten Island Zoo Carousel)

    James Beard Foundation Awards. Finalist (Virgin Atlantic Newark Clubhouse)

    AIA New York Design Awards. Award of Merit, Interiors (Virgin Atlantic JFK Clubhouse)

    Exhibition, Venice Biennale, US Pavilion, Venice, Italy

    Exhibition, Grohe Showroom. New York, NY

    Exhibition, “Hip Hop Design.” 2014 AIA Convention, Chicago, IL

    Exhibition, DIFFA Dining by Design. New York, NY


    Interior Design Magazine Best of Year. Winner, Lounge/Bar (Virgin Atlantic Newark Clubhouse)

    London International Creative Competition. Finalist, Interior Design (Virgin Atlantic Newark Clubhouse)

    Restaurant and Bar Design Awards. Finalist, Americas Bar (Virgin Atlantic JFK and Newark Clubhouse)

    Leaf Interior Design Awards. Finalist, Hospitality Building of the Year Award (Virgin Atlantic JFK Clubhouse)

    I Fly First Class. Best Airline Lounges of 2013 (Virgin Atlantic JFK Clubhouse)


    Interior Design Magazine Best of Year. Winner, Lounge/Bar (Virgin Atlantic JFK Clubhouse)

    2012 FX International Design Awards. Winner, Leisure or Entertainment Venue (Virgin Atlantic JFK Clubhouse)

    AIA New York Design Awards. Award of Merit, Interiors (Barbie Shanghai)

    2012 MetalMag Architectural Awards. Winner, Interior (Virgin Atlantic JFK Clubhouse)

    London International Creative Competition. Finalist, Interior Design (Virgin Atlantic JFK Clubhouse)

    International Hotel Motel Restaurant Show, Gold Key Awards. Finalist, Lounge/Bar (Virgin Atlantic JFK Clubhouse)

    Exhibition, “FOR_PLAY.” Syracuse University. January 31, 2012 - March 23, 2012. Syracuse, NY

    Exhibition, “Blueprint Cinema.” London Design Festival. September 20, 2012. London, UK

    Exhibition, “Design By NY, 2012 AIA Subway Show.” AIA New York. October 2012. New York, NY

    Exhibition, DIFFA Dining by Design. New York, NY

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