Oana Stanescu is an Adjunct Professor at Columbia GSAPP. She is a founding partner of Family and co-founder of Friends of + POOL.
Before founding Family, Oana graduated from the University of Timisoara in Romania. Oana has worked at Herzog & de Meuron, OMA, SANAA, Architecture for Humanity and REX, where she met Family’s other founding partner, Dong-Ping Wong.
She has written for numerous architectural publications such as Domus, MARK and Abitare. Oana was profiled in the New York Times and has lectured at the at the Bezalel Faculty of Architecture in Jerusalem and the Memphis chapter of the AIA.