Faculty / School of Architecture

Kishani De Silva

Chair, Construction Management

Kishani has been working in the architecture and design industries for over eighteen years and started her own management consultancy, 2A+D, following her time at Foster + Partners in London, as a project manager. She is involved with the Association for Women in Architecture + Design, where she spearheads a gender equity initiative—”50:50 x 2020″ and completed four-years on the Board, including President (2015/2016) and Parliamentarian (immediate past president, 2016/2017). She also serves on two other Boards involved with social and environmental justice, one being Fair Trade Los Angeles, where she is leading the strategic thinking effort on making Los Angles a Fair Trade City. Kishani currently teaches a contemporary practice class which was part of the Architecture 2030’s Curriculum Project pilot in 2016, as well as a Systems seminar and 4th Year Design Studio. She is also currently reading for a post graduate qualification in Major Programme Management at the University of Oxford, England.


Cornell University - Executive Leadership
Woodbury - BArch


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