Discipline: Architecture – design

Caroline O'Donnell

Discipline: Architecture – design
Region: Ithaca, NY
MacDowell Fellowships: 2015
More: www.co-da.co

Caroline O'Donnell is a designer who works from the scale of the city to the scale of furniture, questioning what we think we should do with things and how we can manipulate both the things and how we think about them. While at MacDowell, she was interested in what we think we should do with chairs. Her practice, CODA, won the Young Architect's prize at MoMA PS1 in 2013 and her book, Niche Tactics: Generative Relationships Between Architecture and Site, was published in 2015. She is the director of the master's of architecture program at Cornell University.



Caroline O'Donnell worked in the Alexander studio.

Originally designed to be a visual art gallery, this facility was built in memory of the late John White Alexander (1856-1915) and funded by Elizabeth Alexander and their son James. John White Alexander was highly regarded as a portrait painter and, in the early part of the 20th century, served…

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