Lecture: Caitlin Taylor
Caitlin Taylor is an architect with a background in agriculture and an interdisciplinary focus on environmental, economic, and social justice in the food system. She directs the Food Systems Design Lab at MASS Design Group and is leading projects around the country, including the operational design of the Poughkeepsie Public Market; the Good Shepherd Conservancy in Lindsborg, Kansas; Brigaid school kitchen design guidelines; and a temporary agricultural installation in Columbus, Indiana.
Prior to joining MASS, Taylor led an independent practice focused on water infrastructure. In this capacity, she was a recipient of the Holcim Foundation for Sustainable Construction Gold Prize for her work on urban flood control in Las Vegas.
Taylor lives with her family in East Haddam, Connecticut, where they own and operate an organic vegetable and cut flower farm. She has taught advanced architecture studios at the Yale School of Architecture and Columbia Graduate School for Architecture, Planning, and Preservation and previously worked at firms in New York City and Connecticut. Taylor studied biochemistry at Wesleyan University and received an MArch from the Yale School of Architecture. She is a registered architect with licenses in Connecticut and Massachusetts.
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