Victoria Meyers

Architect / United States / Hanrahan Meyers Architects (hMa)

As a founding partner of Hanrahan Meyers Architects (hMa), Victoria Meyers has been the principal designer on a number of award-winning projects, including DWi-P (Digital Water i-Pavilion), Won Buddhist Retreat (2012 SARA Award; Honor Award, NAW Design Competition; 2010 AIA New York State Award of Excellence), Infinity Chapel (2012 SARA Honor Award; 2011 AIA New York State Design Award; 2010 Honor Award, Faith + Form magazine), White Space (Honor Award, NAW Design Competition; AIA New York Chapter Design Award), and Pratt Pavilion (AIA New York Chapter Design Award; New York Designs, Architectural League, New York City). Meyers’s projects include public institutional buildings, urban master plans, and residential projects.

Meyers is currently overseeing the firm’s Digital Water i-Pavilion, currently under construction near Ground Zero and headed for LEED Platinum certification. In 2009, Victoria Meyers was one of ten women architects featured in Buildblog’s “Women Making an Impact.” In 2012, hMa’s work was recognized with four design awards, including an Award of Excellence for the Won Buddhist Retreat. In 2010, hMa won the Urban Land Institute Heritage Award for the firm’s master plan for Battery Park City’s North Neighborhood.

In 2006, Meyers published Designing with Light with Laurence King Publishing and Abbeville Press, cataloguing hMa’s research into natural light. A sequel, Shape of Sound, was published by Artifice Books on Architecture in 2014.

Victoria Meyers has a leading role in bringing green practices to hMa, through post-professional research. Meyers was a featured lecturer at the Sustainable Cities Design Symposia in Boston and Washington, D.C. (2009). She currently has a book in development titled Shape of Sound, with Black Dog Publishing, London.

Meyers received her M.Arch from Harvard University and an A.B. in Art History and Civil Engineering from Lafayette College. In 2011 she received her LEED Green Associate credential from the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI).

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