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Remsen Hall Expansion | Queens College, Assistant Director | Department of Design, Construction & Management, The City University of New York (CUNY), 2010.

As Assistant Director for CUNY's Department of Design, Construction and Management, Risa ensured that design aspirations were uncompromised in the solution of a technically difficult problem. The results of her efforts provided the college with an award-winning 26,000 GSF addition designed by Mitchell | Guirgola Architects, LLP. This project delivered state-of-the-art code compliant and energy efficient laboratories, as well as an abundance of spaces, interior and exterior, to foster student collaboration and informal learning. The addition complements the existing 1950s building and at the same time creates a new presence. In order to capitalize on the building's infrastructure, the addition utilizes existing circulation while creating a delicate physical connection where needed.

Photography: (c) Jeff Goldberg/ESTO


Women in the Design World: Work in Progress, an exhibition presented by the Sam Fos School of Design and Visual arts in conjunction with the Women in Architecture Symposium 2014.

Risa Honig, AIA / BA, 1982 / M.Arch, 1985