Parsons

  • Profile:

    Sandra Arndt is a designer and educator whose early career brought her from northern Germany to the
    trading floors of London and New York City. The focus and precision gained there were valuable skills for
    her later transition to the field of architecture, and in 2007 she received a Master of Architecture from
    Yale University. She also holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from San Francisco’s Academy of Art University
    and a Master of Economics from the University of Würzburg.
     
    In 2011, Sandra founded the design firm Studio AKTE. Her practice designs, constructs and
    manages architectural projects on various scales, including urban planning, programming, site selection,
    building design, interiors and exhibition design. Sandra believes in visual communication through
    images, drawings and models, and sees drawings in particular as tools that interface between ideas and
    the work that emerge from them.
     
    She currently teaches the senior design studio at the School of Constructed Environments and
    School of Design Strategies at Parsons The New School.
     
    Sandra’s experience contributes to her wide range of expertise, and is enhanced by a passion that grew
    out of learning to observe and communicate in the diverse work and life environments she’s inhabited
    around the world. Sandra currently lives and practices in New York City, where she enjoys being
    surrounded by people, art and architecture.
     

    Office Hours:

    By Appointment

    Degrees Held:

    M.Arch, BFA, M.Econ

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