Architects who are GSAPP graduates and GSAPP faculty members who have started their own small firms described how they came to make that big decision, the planning process, the challenges they faced (anticipated or not) and the risks and the rewards from having your own practice. For students who contemplate one day having their own firm, this panel discussion should have provided insights into the process of setting up a firm and managing it through its early years.
Adam Frampton, Adjunct Assistant Professor and Principal of Only If
Annie Barrett, Adjunct Assistant Professor and Principal of Barrett Architecture Studio and Co-Founder of Team Projects
Dominic Leong, Adjunct Assistant Professor and Founding Partner of Leong Leong
Bryony Roberts, Adjunct Assistant Professor and Founder of Bryony Roberts Studio
Jennifer Massim, Founder of Massim Studio Architecture & Interiors
Jaffer Kolb, Adjunct Assistant Professor at GSAPP and Co-Founder of New Affiliates