Annie Coombs – Bio
Annie is a registered architect who brings over 13 years of experience to Siris/Coombs. Her previous work on cultural, educational, and residential projects with Diller Scofidio + Renfro includes designs for the expansion of the Lincoln Center for Performing Arts, The Shed at Hudson Yards, Eskenazi Health Hospital’s CommonGround Pavilion and a private home in the Hamptons. As a principal of Siris/Coombs Architects, she’s worked on a number of residential projects in and around New York City, including interior, penthouse, and townhouse renovations and private home construction.
Annie is passionate about women’s empowerment and Native American affairs. She is Co-Founder of Post-Reservation, an ongoing project that researches and visualizes housing, infrastructure, and economy on the Lakota-Sioux reservations in South Dakota. In 2014, her work on gender dynamics in the architecture field was presented at the 1st Congress of Architecture & Gender Research in Spain. She has a Master of Architecture from Columbia University, and has served as a guest critic at Columbia, the Pratt Institute, and the Parson School of Design.