Practicing locally and globally, Louise Braverman Architect is an award-winning New York City based firm, whose highly focused studio is committed to building sustainable architecture of art + conscience. A graduate of the the Yale School of Architecture, Louise Braverman established the practice, Louise Braverman Architect, in 1991. The work of the firm has won over 50 design awards and has been recognized worldwide resulting in the early selection as a New York Architectural League’s Emerging Voice, elevation of Louise Braverman to fellowship in the American Institute of Architects and invitations to present the work of the firm at the 2023, 2020, 2018, 2016, 2014 and 2012 Venice Architecture Biennales, both at international exhibits and at the United States Pavilion.
Designing aesthetically inventive projects, the built work covers a broad scope. Recent projects that embrace diverse communities include Centro de Arts Nadir Afonso, an art museum in Boticas, Portugal that encourages public participation with art; the Derfner Museum, an art museum in Riverdale, New York that facilitates multi-generational engagement; Poets House, a transparent poetry library and learning center in Battery Park City, New York that beckons all voices of poetry to come inside and Village Health Works Staff Housing, a net zero, off-the-grid dormitory in the post-genocide village of Kigutu, Burundi.