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 Principal 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 food systems projects around the country including the Stone Barns Center for Food & Agriculture, the Kingston Food Co-op, Utica Food Hub, and Hartford Regional Market among others.
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.
MArch, Yale University