Anne Filson is an architect, researcher and educator. Prior to arriving at UK in 2009, she spent 15 years in large corporate and small design-centric firms, including as a Project Architect at the Office for Metropolitan Architecture/Rem Koolhaas and as a Strategy/Design Consultant for IDEO’s Smart Space Practice. Filson brings broad professional expertise to her architecture studios and seminars that examine design entrepreneurship and resilient architectural practice models. Her research on the economics of architecture has been presented and published internationally. In collaboration with Prof. Gary Rohrbacher, she pursues research funded by a U.S. Department of Energy grant, as well as projects for Filson and Rohrbacher that have been published in The Economist, NPR, The Atlantic, and cited by the World Economic Forum. Filson is a LEED Accredited, NCARB Certified Registered Architect. She received her MArch from Columbia University and Bachelor of Arts in Art History from Smith College.