Architecture Degree Program
Anna L Koosmann is an NCARB registered architect and assistant professor at the University of Arizona School of Architecture. Anna is specializing in design-build with a focus in participatory design that engages students on small, community outreach projects to generate positive impact. Anna serves as the practice stream coordinator and teaches architecture design studios and courses in professional practice. She also serves as the AIAS Freedom By Design advisor. Koosmann received a BS cum laude in Architecture and Art History Minor from the University of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, and a Master of Architecture from the University of Washington in Seattle. She holds an architecture license in Washington state and has gained years of award winning experience working at SOM Chicago, SS&W Seattle, and MSR Minneapolis. She has been a consulting architect since 2014 serving non-profit organizations and businesses on small, community projects; such as ArtReach St. Croix's mobile art gallery and SuperCharge! Foods community juice bar and production space. A co-founder of TiLT in 2008, a Seattle-based grassroots design-build coalition, and SEED Network member, she has collaborated with culturally-diverse and economically-challenged communities in the U.S. and abroad. She worked for over two years in the Philippines establishing the first design-build program at Foundation University, Dumaguete City from 2012-2014 and returned on a Fulbright scholarship grant to institutionalize the program from August-December 2015. She has exhibited artworks and temporary, site-specific installations domestically and internationally.