Grace joined Publica in May 2018. As a Projects Director at the practice, she is currently leading two major public realm strategy schemes within central London.
Prior to joining Publica, Grace worked in architectural practice for many years, including at PDP London, Tim Ronalds Architects, and Stantec Architecture. At PDP, Grace’s work focused on sensitive new build, refurbishment, and regeneration in historic contexts and for major London landholders including a six-year multi-project collaboration for the Royal Hospital Chelsea. Grace also coordinated PDP’s competition-winning masterplan for Punta Colorada – a golf resort, residential, and cultural development in Cuba.
Grace holds a BA in Visual and Environmental Studies from Harvard and an Masters of Philosophy in Architecture and the Moving Image from Cambridge. She completed her professional architectural training at Princeton University’s School of Architecture and at London’s Bartlett. She also holds a Certificate in Urban Policy and Planning from Princeton’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.
Grace is currently a design tutor at the Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff University. Previously, she taught architectural design at Princeton University and served as a guest critic at the Bartlett and the London School of Architecture. Her writing and research has been published in the MIT Journal of Planning and in Pidgin, Princeton University’s journal of architecture.