Mayrah Udvardi, RA
Santa Fe, New Mexico
Mayrah is an architect based in MASS's Santa Fe office. Her work has ranged in scale and typology but remains grounded in a deep commitment to living ecosystems, environmental justice, and architecture's role in equitably redefining territory. 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.
A licensed architect in New Mexico, Mayrah holds a Master of Architecture with Honors from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture and Environmental Studies with Honors from Wellesley College. She is the recipient of the Kinne, Watson, Schiff, Albright, and Noble Foundation Fellowships and author of "On Fragile Architecture: Exploring Causes of Indigenous Housing Insecurity" and "Bangalore: Urban Development and Environmental Justice".