Caitlin Taylor


Caitlin Taylor is a licensed architect with a background in food and farming; she brings to her work an interdisciplinary focus on environmental, economic, and social justice in the food system. She is a Design Director at MASS Design Group, an international design collective, where she leads the Food System Design Lab. In her work at the entangled intersection between our food systems and our built environment, Caitlin is leading the design of projects around the country including the Stone Barns Center for Food & Agriculture, the Poughkeepsie Public Market, and the Pepper Place Pavilion.

Caitlin lives with her family in East Haddam, Connecticut, where they own and operate an organic vegetable and cut flower farm. She has previously taught advanced architecture studios at YSOA, Columbia GSAPP, Harvard GSD, and Cornell AAP. Caitlin studied biochemistry at Wesleyan University, received her Masters of Architecture from Yale School of Architecture, where she received the Henry Adams Medal, and is the recipient of the Holcim Foundation for Sustainable Construction Gold Prize.

BS, Wesleyan University
MArch, Yale University


Fall 2021
Advanced Design Studio: Restorative Practices
Alan Ricks, Caitlin Taylor
Fall 2021
The Architecture of the Food System
Caitlin Taylor
Fall 2016
Mixed-Use Regeneration: Old Oak London
James von Klemperer, Forth Bagley, Jonathan Emery, Caitlin Taylor
Spring 2016
Advanced Design Studio: Architecture Without Content
Caitlin Taylor, Kersten Geers