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Carol Burns FAIA, LEED AP (2017)


Carol Burns, an architect, educator, and author, has nationally-recognized expertise in integrating architectural design within its larger site context. She has specialized experience with design studies including programming, feasibility, and master plans.

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Carol Burns FAIA, LEED AP
Principal, Taylor & Burns Architects
Women in Design Award of Excellence, 2017 winner

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Site Matters, edited anthologies from 2005 and 2021, examine how designers engage sites physically and conceptually. Essays examine influences that shape design thinking: discourses, representations, physical/spatial contacts, and professional practices. Collecting and bringing into focus contemporary thinking, this twenty-year project creates vocabulary elucidating the many meanings of site, elevating it to a new level of visibility.

Collaborators include: Andrea Kahn, Robert Beauregard, Matt Cusick, Lisa Diedrich, Simon Dixon, Robin Dripps, Paul Hell, Kristina Hill, Harvey Jacobs, Esin Komez, Peter Marcuse, Denise Markonish, Elizabeth Meyer, Thaisa Way, Jane Wolff, and many others.