Kristin Hawkins


“Here be dragons.” — Unknown

Kristin Hawkins was drawn to architecture because it combines intuitive, visual creativity with logic and problem solving. Her current work includes leading design for the award-winning Chengdu Museum of Natural History in China, an office tower in West Palm Beach Florida, and a tower at 3 East 54th Street in New York City. Past work includes design lead for the Red Building at the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood, the Center for Innovation in Medical Professions building at Cleveland State University, and the master plan for Vanderbilt University. A current faculty member at the Yale School of Architecture, Kristin holds a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from University of Virginia and a Master of Architecture from Yale University.

Favorite Building: La Tourette by Le Corbusier; The TWA Terminal by Eero Saarinen