Leen Katrib – University of Kentucky College of Design
Leen Katrib

Leen Katrib

Assistant Professor

Leen Katrib is an architectural designer and Assistant Professor of Architecture at the University of Kentucky, where she currently teaches in the first-year undergraduate curriculum.

Her work investigates architecture’s materiality and historiography and designs new frameworks for marginalized histories and material culture. Her research has been supported by an upcoming Art Omi Architecture Residency (2024), MacDowell / National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship (2022), Harry der Boghosian Fellowship (2021-22), Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship (2016-18), Howard Crosby Butler Travel Grant (2017), William and Neoma Timme Travel Grant (2014), and George H. Mayr Travel Grant (2013). Her work has been published in Future Anterior, Pidgin, Room One Thousand, and Bracket, and has been exhibited at Lexington Art League’s Loudoun House, Syracuse University, Seoul Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism in South Korea, Van Der Plas Gallery in New York City, and the A+D Museum in Los Angeles. Leen holds a M.Arch from Princeton University, where she was editor of Pidgin and an Assistant Instructor, and a B.Arch from the University of Southern California. Prior to academia, Leen lived and practiced in New York City at Marvel, LTL Architects, Peter Marino, and OMA.

Leen Katrib