Time and Place

Time: 3:30 pm – 5:00pm (Central)
Location: SARUP Gallery (AUP146) – Hybrid
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Towards Madame Architect : Intuitive Evolution on Two Parallel Tracks” presentation by Julia Gamolina, Madame, Architect, Founder & Editor-in-Chief
Ennead Architects, Associate Principal & Business Development Director,

This lecture is Sponsored by WID (Women in Design)
WIDs (Women in Design Student Group).

Lecture Summary

The lecture will capture Julia’s own unique career in architecture, with both her role in professional practice and the story of how she came to start Madame Architect, as well as case studies of unique careers from a select number of women Julia has spoken to, and those that now write for Madame Architect as well.


Dedicated to the built environment and to the empowerment, advancement, and visibility of the women who work in it, Julia Gamolina is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Madame Architect where she has published to date over 300 interviews with women who advance the practice of architecture. More of her writing has been featured in Fast Company, A Women’s Thing, Metropolis Magazine, Architizer, and the Architect’s Newspaper. Trained as an architect herself, Julia keeps grounded in professional practice and is an Associate Principal at Ennead Architects.

In 2021, Julia was named one of Apartment Therapy’s Design Changemakers and one of Commercial Observer’s Top Young Professionals. In 2019, Julia received the Special Citation from AIANY for her work with Madame Architect, and was named one of Professional Women in Construction’s “20 Under 40”. She has been featured in Architectural Record, Archinect, Architizer, and the Architect’s Newspaper, and has served on juries for the 2019 World Architecture Festival and the DNA Paris Design Awards, as well as as a media critic for the AIA Dallas Built Design Awards. Her speaking engagements include lectures at Harvard, Columbia, Yale, UPenn, Pratt, and Georgia Tech, and she has been a guest critic for design reviews at Cornell AAP, Columbia GSAPP, and the School of Visual Arts (SVA). Julia received her Bachelor of Architecture at Cornell University, graduating with the Charles Goodwin Sands Memorial Medal for exceptional merit in the thesis of architecture. She is based in New York City.

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Questions, comments?

All lectures are free and open to the public.
Additional information about the lectures and exhibitions can be found by contacting the main reception at (414) 229-4014, and by emailing any inquiries to Chair of the Architecture Department Kyle Reynolds.