Francisco Brown-Ortega, MDes CC 2020

New York, NY

Present // Independent Design Practitioner

Summer 2020 // Research at Harvard Graduate School of Design

Weiyi Cao, MDes CC 2020

Cambridge, MA

Summer 2020 // Research and Teaching Assistant

Elena Clarke, MDes CC 2020

Venice, Italy/ Brussels, Belgium

Summer 2020 // Researcher for Parallel Cities Project, Venice, Italy

Present // Co-Founder of Design Shelter for Dignity Non-Profit, San Francisco, CA


Linda Just, MDes CC 2020

Boston, MA

Present // Project Architect at Perry Dean Rogers

Present – 2017 // Design Collaborator with artist collective Luftwerk

Present // Co-Editor for [pt] – Issue 01, Harvard Graduate School of Design

Summer 2020 // Graphic Design and Research Collaborator for Fringe Cities publication, MASS Design Group

Guest Critic at MIT, Harvard Graduate School of Design, Wentworth College, and Boston Architectural College

Karan Saharya, MDes CC 2020

Delhi, India

Present // Architectural designer, focusing on cultural and commercial projects

Summer 2020 // Research Assistant for the Architecture Department at the GSD


Alexandra Indira Sanyal, MDes CC 2020

New York, NY

Present // Independent Creative Consultant + Content Strategist

Storyteller + Mixed Media Artist at Katra Box

Summer 2020 // Content Creator for Cambridge Blockchain

Francisco Colom, MDes CC 2019

Boston, MA, USA

Present – 2019 // Associate at MASS Design Group

Carrie Gammell, MDes CC 2019

Los Angeles, California

Present // Teaching Assistant at UCLA Architecture + Urban Design

Summer 2020 // Research Associate at UCLA CityLAB 

Izzy Kornblatt, MDes CC 2019

Cambridge, MA 

Independent Consultant

Luisa Brando, MDes CC 2018

Bogotá, Colombia

Present // Studio Professor – Architecture and Design Department at Universidad de los Andes

2020 – 2019 // Senior Partner at Estudio Palafito

Competition Winners for the Master Plan for Kalapa Holistic School

2019 // Project Manager of Marco Antonio Castro Cosio, Hall of Science, New York, NY

2018 – Project Manager and Collaborator for Katarina Burin, Boston, MA

Esesua Ikpefan, MDes CC 2018

Boston, MA

Present – 2018 // Teaching Fellow at the Graduate School of Design and History of Art & Architecture Department, Harvard University

Prathima Muniyappa, MDes CC 2018

Cambridge MA 

Present // Research Assistant at the Space Enabled Group, MIT Media Lab

Jacqueline Palavicino, MDes CC 2018

Cambridge, MA 

Present // Development Manager at Ivy Property

Enrique Aureng Silva, MDes CC 2018

Mexico City, Mexico 

Present // Independent Design Practitioner

2019 – 2018 // Irving Innovation Fellow at the Harvard Graduate School of Design

Ranjani Srinivasan, MDes CC 2018

Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Winter + Summer 2020 // Researcher for Ajantha Subramanian at Harvard University Department of Anthropology

2019 – 2018 // Project Associate at The Cultural Landscape Foundation, Washington D.C.

Summer + Fall 2018 // Research Assistant for Anne Whiston Spirn – The West Philadelphia Landscape Project/

MIT at Department of Urban Planning

Javier Ors Ausín, MDes CC 2017

New York City, NY, USA

Present – 2017 // Project Manager at World Monuments Fund, New York City, NY 

Hao Ding, MDes CC 2017

Los Angeles, CA

Present – 2017 // Researcher at UCLA Institute of Transportation Studies

Francesca Romana Forlini, MDes CC 2017

London, UK

Present // Faculty at Arts at Middlesex University, London

Present – 2019 // Director of Bilingual Architecture Book Series for Plectica Editrice, Italy

Present – 2018 // Lecturer in Critical and Contextual Studies at the University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, UK.

2019 // Visiting Lecturer in History and Theory of Architecture at Regents University, London

2019 – 2018 // Workshop Instructor at the Royal College of Art 

Summer 2018 // Researcher at Foster and Partners

2018 // RA at the Royal College of Art

Guest Critic at the Architectural Association, Bartlett and RCA

Boya Guo, MDes CC 2017

Cambridge, MA

Present – 2017 // Fellow and Research Tutor at Harvard Graduate School of Design

Guan Min, MDes CC 2017

San Francisco, CA

Present – 2019 // Designer at Bionic

2019 – 2018 // Landscape Designer at Reed Hilderbrand

Fall 2018 // Design Intern at SCAPE

Ana Mayoral Moratilla, MDes CC 2017

Seville, Spain

Present – 2018 // History and Theory of Architecture Instructor at the Academy of Arts University

2019 – 2018 // Project Consultant at the Andalusian Historical Heritage Institute

Michail Papavarnavas, MDes CC 2017

Patras, Greece

Present – 2017 // Founding Partner at Polity 

Adjunct Faculty and Research at the School of Architecture, University of Patras


Longyun Ren, MDes CC 2017

Cambridge, MA

Present // Research Assistant for the Critical Conservation program at the Harvard Graduate School of Design

Roseann Tariq Sijeeni, MDes CC 2017

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia 

Present // Lecturer of Graphic Design and Media Studies, Jeddah College of Advertising at University of Business and Technology

Lecturer of Graphic Design at College of Art and Design, University of Jeddah

Noor A. Boushehri, MDes CC 2016

Kuwait City, Kuwait

Present – 2018 // Council of Ministers General Secretariat in Kuwait

2018 – 2017 // Advisor to Hareer City & Boubyan Island Development Agency, Kuwait Council of Ministers

2017-2016 // Teaching Assistant at Kuwait University College of Architecture

2016 // Contributor to Kuwait’s National Pavilion at the 15th International Architecture Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia

Maria Letizia Garzoli, MDes CC 2016

London, UK

Present // Architectural Research at Foster and Partners

2019 // Richard Rogers Fellow

2018 – 2017 // Associate Curator and Exhibition Designer at Chicago Architecture Biennial

Freelance Architect and Exhibition Designer in Italy

Elad Horn, MDes CC 2016

Tel Aviv, Israel

Present –  2019 // Adjunct Lecturer, Faculty of Architecture and Town Planning at Technion, Haifa

Present – 2017 // Director of the Avie and Sarah Arenson Built Heritage Research Center at Technion, Haifa


Josselyn F Ivanov, MDes CC 2016

Oakland, CA

Present – 2018 // Planner and Urban Designer at Dyett & Bhatia Urban & Regional Planners

2018 – 2017 // Clean Energy Planner for the City of San Francisco Public Utilities Commission

Yunjie Li, MDes CC 2016

San Francisco Bay Area

Present – 2019 // UX Designer at LinkedIn

2017 – 2016 // Designer/ Developer at Mapbox


Julie Paul Brown, MDes CC 2014

Hopkinton, MA 

Present // Principal at North Bay Company, Inc.

Board of Directors and Chair of Project Review Committee, Historic Boston, Inc.


Rosabella Alvarez-Calderon, MDes CC 2013

Lima, Peru

Fall 2020-2021 // Mellon History Teaching Fellow in Landscape Studies at Dumbarton Oaks Research Library

Present – 2015 // Adjunct Professor at School of Architecture and Urbanism, Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru

Spring + Winter 2017 // Researcher for the Puerto Cultura Program, Ministry of Culture, San Juan de Lurigancho + Magdalena del Mar

2018 – 2017; 2016 – 2015 // Researcher at UNESCO

Spring + Summer 2014 // Urban Planning Intern at Union Square Main Streets, Somerville, MA

Spring + Summer 2014 // Planning Intern at Cambridge Redevelopment Authority, Cambridge, MA

Summer 2013 // Garden Conservation Intern at Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Washington D.C.


Ryn Burns, MDes CC 2013

Washington, D.C.

Present – 2018 // Design Director at MG2 Design

Present // Board Member as Black Land Ownership

2018 – 2015 // Designer at PGN Architects


Somayeh Chitchian, MDes CC 2013

Cambridge, MA, USA and Den Haag, the Netherlands

Present – 2016 // Research fellow with the Urban Theory Lab at Harvard GSD

Present – 2013 // DDes student at Harvard GSD

2019 – 2015 // Doctoral fellow at the Max Planck Institute in Germany


Chris Cosper, MDes CC 2012

Big Rapids, MI

        Present // Associate Professor, Ferris State University