Elizabeth Emerson’s architectural interests spring from the social and cultural. A native of the Washington DC area, Elizabeth’s research in design has engaged issues of social and environmental sustainability, individual and collective identity, and privatization.
Elizabeth's project experience prior to founding EL Studio ranged from multi-tenant residential and hospitality projects to institutional and government projects including the Syracuse University School of Architecture and the US Embassies in Rabat, Morocco and Vienna, Austria. She has taught at several institutions, most recently in the graduate Urban Practice concentration at Catholic University School of Architecture and Planning. In addition to her design work and academic research, she undertakes art exhibition and residency projects in partnership with Carpe Diem Arte et Pesquisa in Lisbon, Portugal. Elizabeth is a licensed architect in New York and Washington, DC.
Master of Advanced Architecture Design, Columbia University GSAPP
Bachelor of Architecture, Catholic University of America School of Architecture and Planning
Visiting Assistant Professor of Architecture, Catholic University of America School of Architecture and Planning
Adjunct Professor, New York Institute of Technology
Adjunct Professor, New School University / Parsons School of Design