Claire joined The Brooklyn Studio in the fall of 2016. She focuses on residential projects, particularly townhouse renovations in Brooklyn. Prior to joining The Brooklyn Studio, Claire worked for PLY Architecture, Safdie Architects, and Cooper Carry Architects, where she gained experience working on office design, airport design, and urban planning projects.
Claire received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Architectural Studies and Environmental Studies from Hobart and William Smith Colleges. Her interest in environmental design initiatives led her to study abroad in Denmark, where she received a grant to study sustainable Danish communities. Claire received her Master of Architecture degree with High Honors from the University of Michigan. There she focused her studies on the integration of design and social justice. She went on to pitch her thesis to the Soros Justice Fellowship committee.
Claire is a native of Washington D.C. and has lived in Brooklyn since 2016. Her dog, Stella, is an active member of the office.