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Mayrah Udvardi, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP

Senior Architect
Santa Fe, New Mexico

Mayrah is a licensed architect and educator based in MASS's Santa Fe office. Her work is grounded in a deep commitment to living ecosystems, environmental justice, and architecture's role in equitably redefining territory worldwide. Prior to MASS, she worked with Sustainable Native Communities Collaborative on building design and technical capacity in Indian Country, with Urban- Think Tank on community-led shack upgrading in South Africa, with Global Citizens for Sustainable Development on migrant housing in India, and with Enterprise Community Partners on documenting best practices in affordable housing.

Mayrah holds a Master of Architecture with Honors from Columbia University, a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture and Environmental Studies with Honors from Wellesley College, and is the recipient of Kinne, Watson, Schiff, Albright, and Noble Foundation Fellowships. She has taught at Kent CAED, Barnard College, and the Santa Fe Art Institute Summer Design Workshop, and is the author of "On Fragile Architecture: Exploring Causes of Indigenous Housing Insecurity" and "Bangalore: Urban Development and Environmental Justice." Mayrah is fluent in English, Deutsch, Español, हिंदी, and اردو.