Member Of The Year
Title : Principal
Company Name: Perkins Eastman
Industry : Architecture & Design
Location : New York, NY, United States
Specialty : Architectural Interior & Urban Design Planning. Project Management.Biography :
Based in the New York office of Perkins Eastman, among the largest design and architecture firms in the world, Christine Schlendorf has distinguished herself, both within the firm and without, by her dedication to making learning environments truly perform for students. As the Managing Principal for the firm’s K-12 Studio, she has been creating innovative and beautiful educational spaces that shape the way students identify, absorb, and retain knowledge for more than 15 years. She is known for her particular ability to incorporate the core goals and mission of the client’s school, organization, or district by working collaboratively with them to ensure that curriculum and program drive efficient and functional spaces that engage and inspire students to achieve.
Christine has been responsible for delivering numerous public and private school projects in the United States and abroad. From the largest school construction project in New York City history to the development of a new model of education aligned with cultural mores for students in Saudi Arabia, Christine’s ability to design such distinct and diverse learning environments has achieved aims both idealistic and practical: she has enriched the human experience while at the same time helping to significantly recast, and grow, the firm’s design reputation in this ever-important practice area.