Emily Grandstaff-Rice, FAIA

Emily Grandstaff-Rice, FAIA

    Emily Grandstaff-Rice is Senior Associate at Arrowstreet, a Boston-based architecture and design firm. With experience on a broad range of academic, hospitality, institutional, and commercial projects, her innovative design work reinforces that a building is more than its shell; it is an experience.

    As a frequent speaker and writer on the future of architectural practice, Emily is fascinated by how technology, the social economy, and environmental urgency are addressed in architectural practice.

    She has demonstrated continued and significant service to the AIA including leading the national diversity and inclusion conversation as chair of the Equity in Architecture Commission. For more than a decade of her career, Emily has advocated for emerging professionals: conducting original research on professional development, chairing the AIA Continuing Education Committee, and serving as 2014 president of the Boston Society of Architects/AIA.


    Session Title: Equity in Practice: Creating Diverse, Inclusive & Equitable Workplaces
    Educational Track: Practice
    Session Code: FR1019
    Date: Friday, October 18, 2019
    Time: 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
    LU/HSW: 1.5 LUs/HSW