Lyn Rice founded Lyn Rice Architects (now Rice+Lipka Architects) in 2004 and together with Astrid Lipka directs the studio. A Design Principal for one of the world’s largest contemporary art museums, Dia:Beacon, Rice is the recipient of The Architectural League of New York’s Emerging Voices and Architectural Record’s Design Vanguard awards among others. Rice currently serves as Adjunct Assistant Professor at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning & Preservation and on the Board of Directors of the Architectural League of New York.
Astrid Lipka directs studio work at Rice+Lipka Architects together with Lyn Rice. Previously a design associate at OpenOffice art+architecture collaborative in New York and designer with Bothe, Richter, Teherani Architects in Hamburg, Lipka is the recipient of Columbia University’s Lowenfish Memorial Award for design and a BDA (Associate of German Architects) Award for her work at the Max-Planck-Institute. Lipka currently teaches graduate thesis studios at Parsons School of Design and is an Assistant Professor at Parsons School of Constructed Environments.