Parsons

  • Profile:

    Miriam Peterson is a principal at P.R.O. – Peterson Rich Office, an interdisciplinary design studio based in Brooklyn.  
     
    PRO has been recognized for work at multiple scales, from awards by Architizer and the American Institute of Architects, to feature articles in the New York Times.  At PRO, We believe that architecture and urban design can stimulate dialogue about our cities, our workplaces, our homes, and the policies that shape urban life. Current projects include a ground up reinvention of the tenement on the Lower East Side, and a new 4 story mega-gallery on Orchard Street. 
     
    Miriam has a BA in Economics from Cornell University and an M.Arch from Yale University School of Architecture, where her design and seminar work focused on investigating how public investments in infrastructure can facilitate the creation of public spaces and environmentally responsible development. Upon graduation she was awarded the William Edward Parsons Memorial Medal for the student showing the most promise in urban design.

    Degrees Held:

    Cornell University - B.A. Economics and Italian Literature

    Yale University - M. Arch 1

    Research Interests:

    Urban policy, affordable housing, social equity, architecture

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