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Karina is a connector and an interdisciplinary thinker. After working in a variety of firms, from small boutique studios to interdisciplinary offices, collaborating with non-profit organizations, as well as previously being Studio Lead at See Architecture Karina now focuses on social and economic justice around land ownership and alternative economy exploration.
Karina was the Director of the Free School of Architecture 2018-2019. She is also 1/2 of EDKA Studio, a feminist design lab inquiring into the future of public space through co-design, curious site analysis, and playful prototyping.
She is originally from St. Petersburg, Russia, and studied Architectural Design at Parsons, The New School for Design.