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Karen Featured in “The Women Who Changed Architecture” Book

April 25, 2022

Karen is highlighted in the recently published book, “The Women Who Changed Architecture” by Princeton Architectural Press. The book includes profiles of over 100 women, spanning from the nineteenth century to today, sharing stories, successes, and legacies of women who made and continue to make fundamental contributions to the field of architecture.

Karen is featured in the section titled “Raising the Roof,” with an introduction written by Julia Gamolina, Founder of Madame Architect. The spread highlights several of Karen’s achievements at Marble Fairbanks including Glen Oaks Library, Greenpoint Library and Environmental Education Center, and “Reenvisioning Branch Libraries.” The piece also discusses her pivotal role at Barnard College. The feature celebrates Karen’s accomplishments and underscores them as means of making architecture more equitable and inclusive. 

Read more about the book here.