Pacific Coast Architecture Database (PCAD)

Architects

Murray, Kirsten

ID: 5043
Full Name: Kirsten Murray
Occupation: Architect
Gender: F
Biographical Information: Education: B.S., Environmental Design, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO; M.Arch., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA;
Work History: Designer, Olson Sundberg Architects, Seattle, WA, 1989-1996; Designer, Olson Sundberg Kundig Allen, Architects, Seattle, WA, 1996-2008; Partner, Olson Kundig Architects, Seattle, WA, 2009-present; Partner, Olson Sundberg Kundig Allen, Architects, Seattle, WA, 2008-2009; Partner, Olson Kundig Architects, Seattle, WA, 2009-present;
Teaching: Visiting Lecturer/Design Critic, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; Visiting Lecturer/Design Critic, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT; Visiting Lecturer/Design Critic, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA; Visiting Lecturer/Design Critic, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY.
Miscellaneous: According to the Olson Kundig web site: "Murray was instrumental in creating Olson Kundig Architects’ widely-recognized international intern program." (See <http://www.olsonkundigarchitects.com/About/Leadership/KirstenMurray> Accessed 11/15/2010.) Architectural Record writer,Jane F. Kolleeny, summarized her role in the firm in 2009: "Murray, known as a generalist, has had 25 years of experience working at OSKA, often taking the role of the planner on projects, investigating a problem, looking at options, and establishing a path for the design process." (See Jane F. Kolleeny, "Firm Award: Olson Sundberg Kundig Allen Architects. Seattle, Washington," <http://archrecord.construction.com/features/aiaAwards/09firmaward.asp> Accessed 12/06/2010.)
Countries: United States