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J. Yolande Daniels

Yolande Daniels is a co-founding design principal of studioSUMO in New York with projects in the United States, Japan. studioSUMO has been the recipient of various awards including: AIA Design awards for Museums and Education buildings, Emerging Voices Award, Design Vanguard Award and Young Architects Forum, and the recipient of grants from the New York State Council on the Arts and New York Foundation for the Arts. Daniels was a recipient of the Rome Prize in Architecture, received an American Institute of Architects NY Chapter travel grant, and fellowships from the Mac Dowell Colony and the Independent Study Program of the Whitney American Museum of Art. She received architecture degrees from Columbia University (M.ARCH 90) and City College, CUNY (BS.ARCH 87), and, has taught architecture at the graduate level at the Graduate Schools of Architecture at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Columbia University, City College, the University of Michigan, and held the Silcott Chair at Howard University.