Barbara is an architect and a principal at MNA, an architecture firm which specializes in high-end retail and residential interiors. She received a BA in Art History from Brown University and a Masters in Architecture from Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation. At NYSID, she has been a professional mentor in the MFA II program for 5 years and has taught Contract Design in the undergraduate program and Retail Design in the MFA II program.
Stefanie Werner is an award winning registered architect and Certified Passive House Designer with over 20 years experience. She is owner of Design and Solutions Studio. Her work is published internationally and filmed for national television. She holds a Master degree for Architecture and Urban Design from the Bauhaus University in Weimar, Germany including two years at the ETSAB (Barcelona School of Architecture) on a Erasmus scholarship in Barcelona, Spain. She was the president of the Cape Cod Modern House Trust for seven years.
Mark Wright, AIA is a registered architect with 35 years of professional experience and an active private practice. He holds a BA in Architecture, Art, and Art History, and B.Arch, both from Rice University. As an architectural historian he has focused on the American architect H. H. Richardson.