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The Business of Architecture with Remi Connolly Townsend

Mon, Sep 18, 2023    1pm

A conversation with Remi Connolly Townsend ‘16 M.Arch, an East London designer who established Remi C.T Studio Architectural Design Practice in 2017, with the goal of leading the conversation in design-led solutions to challenges in the global built environment. Remi will also discuss the business of architecture from the perspective of owning a small firm in East London.

While having the opportunity of being the co-founder KIT London a; property development practice in 2019, which supports this goal within the infill housing market allowing innovation at all stages of the development.

Her background is diverse, having practiced and trained in the UK, Western and Central Europe, North America, and West Africa.

Since founding the Studio she has been featured in New Architects 4 - the Architecture Foundation’s publication featuring emerging practices in the UK. Remi C.T Studio featured in L’Architecture d’Aujourd’hui. New Generation issue. She has led Projects such as Maryland House which challenges the live/work hierarchy in the home and advocates for the younger creative/entrepreneurial generation. The building was featured in Dezeen, Wallpaper* Mag, and The Modern House.

With the success of the Studio Remi has been invited to sit on multiple judging panels including, Waltham Forest Council, World Architecture News, and British Home Awards. Currently, the Studio is working on a diverse range of housing schemes, commercial/mixed-use, educational, industrial, and international projects between West Africa and the Middle East. We Remi is currently focused on the Studio’s exciting upcoming projects and collaborations within the UK, Middle East, and West Africa, within infrastructure, education, commercial, mixed-use, and residential.

The conversation will be moderated by Allon Morgan '24 M.Arch and MS.RED.

When: September 18th, 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Register in advance for this meeting

This event is hosted by Karen Cover, Assistant Director of GSAPP Career Service