Nina Freedman

Nina Freedman is director of projects for Shigeru Ban Architects America (SBAA). Prior to joining SBAA, she practiced architecture, landscape architecture, and furniture design for 20 years in a mix of local and international offices. In addition to her own furniture design practice, Freedman was an associate at H3 Hardy Collaboration (formerly HHPA) and has worked internationally with Richard Rogers, Renzo Piano, Richard Meier, and Paul Rudolph. Prior to joining AAP NYC, she was an invited design critic at New Jersey Institute of Technology, Parsons School of Design, and Harvard GSD. Freedman received her diploma of architecture at the Architectural Association in London and bachelor of landscape architecture at City College of New York.

Classes (Selected)

  • ARCH 5203 Independent Study: Internship SeminarIndependent study. Promotes an understanding of the cultural assumptions we bring to the work environment and the effects of cultural differences on the ways in which architecture is practiced. A 5-10 page paper relates the experience of the internship to one or more texts approved by the instructor. Course may be taken more than once, but a maximum of 1 credit may be used to fulfill departmental free elective distribution requirement.