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Mariko Masuoka AIA, LEED AP

Principal

Mariko Masuoka joined the firm in 1980. She has been the principal in charge for academic projects, large-​scale civic projects, commercial mixed-​use developments, and master plans.

She is currently the principal in charge for the Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and Chemistry Building, which will enable a major expansion of interdisciplinary research at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio; the master planning and building design of Jingui Li, a large-​scale, mixed-​used development emphasizing sustainable design in Wuxi, China; and the new Yale-​National University of Singapore College campus in Singapore.

Ms. Masuoka’s academic projects include the new Biology Building at Yale University; the Daniel L. Malone Engineering Center, Yale’s first LEED Gold building; the Vogelstein Center for Drama and Film, a classroom and performing arts building at Vassar College that incorporates the original theater building’s historic façade; the Mathematics Building and Lecture Hall at the Institute for Advanced Study; and the Johnson School of Management at Cornell University.

She has led design teams for the Connecticut Science Center, LEED Gold riverfront science museum in Hartford; the Theodore Roosevelt U.S. Courthouse, a 23-​courtroom complex in Brooklyn, New York; City Lights at Queens Landing, a 42-​story residential tower in Queens, New York; and Century Tower, an office building in New Haven, Connecticut.

Ms. Masuoka has also directed teams for several master planning projects including Heron Quay at Canary Wharf in London, Fan Pier in Boston, Playa Vista in Los Angeles, and Erieview in Cleveland. In addition, she was the landscape designer for projects at the University of Hartford, World Financial Center and the Cleveland Clinic.

Ms. Masuoka received a Bachelor of Art and Master of Architecture from Yale University.

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