As a senior designer in KCCT’s international studio, Marina Miers’s expertise spans the lifecycle of each of her projects, from programming and schematic design through construction documents and administration. Specializing in government, commercial, education, and healthcare work, she applies an integrated, community-focused design approach across each of her industry sectors, prioritizing the well-being of her clients in each space that she designs. Her unique dedication to a richer understanding of inclusion and cultural diversity within the design practice is characterized by her collaborative mentality and commitment to integrated design solutions within the built environment. Marina’s enthusiasm for the visualization phase of each project enables her to realize client and stakeholder objectives in an innovative and community-conscious manner.
Marina is a recent resident of Washington, DC. She has previously lived in São Paulo, Brazil, where her interest in design began while biking through her neighborhood, observing construction progress and developing a passion for placemaking. She has curated an exhibition on Lina Bo Bardi alongside author Zeuler Lima, which has been displayed in educational institutions around the world. Marina has been an active participant in several community outreach and fundraising programs, including the Women in Architecture Symposium at Washington University in St. Louis, the AIA – Blue Ridge Chapter Board of Directors, Clinton Global Initiative, and the Make-a-Wish Foundation.
Years of Industry Experience
Master of Architecture, Washington University in St. Louis
Bachelor of Arts, Architecture, Florida International University
Professional Licenses, Certifications, Memberships, and Associations
American Institute of Architects, Associate Member