Sonya Falkovskaia is an architectural designer, researcher, educator and entrepreneur. She teaches at Parsons School of Design in New York. She holds an MArch from Harvard GSD, and also studied at ETH Zurich, TU Delft and The University of Bath.

At Harvard, she was awarded the Dean’s Merit Scholarship. Her work focuses on equity and pedagogy in architecture and related design industries. She is a studio instructor for the BFA Architectural Design at Parsons School of Design. She has been a visiting critic at Pratt, Parsons and Harvard. She is an alumnus of MIT’s designX program which supports MIT’s most promising start-ups. In 2019, her winning pavilion design was part of Hellowood’s 2019 International Architecture Festival. During her studies at Harvard, she was a teaching assistant and research assistant whilst also being a member of Harvard’s Presidential search student advisory committee. She has worked in London, UK and New York City, USA on a range of projects, focusing on cultural and adaptive re-use projects.

Member of the Harvard Presidential Search Student Advisory Committee Harvard University, 2022

ETH Zurich Exchange for academic excellence
Harvard University, 2021

Venture pitch competition, 3rd place
MIT designX, 2021

Venture accelerator program
MIT designX, 2021

Dean’s Merit Scholarship
Harvard University, 2019

International design competition
Hellowood Group, 2019

1st place, bauHouse 24hr competition
IdeasForward competition, 2017

Summer exhibition, work exhibited
Royal Academy of Art, 2014