Mónica Rivera MArch ’99 Named Chair of Graduate Architecture at Wash U.’s Sam Fox School

The Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts at Washington University in St. Louis has named Barcelona-based architect Mónica Rivera MArch ’99 its next chair of graduate architecture. Rivera, who currently serves as a professor of practice at Sam Fox School’s College of Architecture and Graduate School of Architecture & Urban Design, first joined the faculty as a visiting professor in 2015. She has since served as co-coordinator of the school’s international housing studio. She previously taught at the Elisava Escola de Disseny i Enginyeria in Barcelona and the University of Texas at Austin.

Rivera will remain a partner at Emiliano López Mónica Rivera Arquitectos, the firm she launched in 2001.

Another GSD alumna, Heather Woofter MArch ’98, was recently named director of Sam Fox School’s College of Architecture and Graduate School of Architecture & Urban Design.

Learn more about Rivera’s appointment.

Photo by Joe Angeles/Washington University, courtesy of Washington University.

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