Lindsey Wikstrom is the Founding Principal of Mattaforma
and an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Columbia Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation. Previously, she contributed to projects with The Living, Studio Gang, ArandaLasch, and Wendell Burnette Architects. She holds an M.Arch from Columbia University, where she was awarded the Charles McKim Prize, Visualization Award, and Avery 6 Award. Wikstrom is also the recipient of the SOM Prize. Her research on renewable and reclaimed materials has been published in Embodied Energy and Design: Making Architecture between Metrics and Narratives
, Broken Nature: Design Takes on Human Survival
, Urban Omnibus
, and others. Wikstrom is the organizer and moderator of Material Worlds
, a speaker series hosted by MoMA’s Emilio Ambasz Institute. In 2022, Wikstrom joined Formafantasma at Prada’s Possible Conversation
series to launch her book Designing the Forest and Other Mass Timber Futures
(2023), published by Routledge, with foreword by Kenneth Frampton.