Craig Copeland


“Architecture plays a primary role in cultural resilience during times of extraordinary change; culture, in turn, contributes deeply to the resilience of architecture.”

Craig Copeland’s work on large-scale placemaking projects have transformed cities and communities around the world, including Brookfield Place (formerly the World Financial Center in New York). An award-winning sculptor with a focus on monumental sculpture, Craig was a Fulbright Scholar and visiting artist at the American Academy in Rome. He is the founder of Situcraft in Long Island City, a studio that creates innovative product designs in stone. He holds a Master of Architecture from Yale University and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Florida.

Favorite Building: Machu Picchu — it’s a heightened reminder of the power in balancing architecture with  nature.