Anna Kossmann is an architect and an educator having over fifteen years of serving diverse communities both domestically and internationally. She is a leader in the participatory form of design, leveraging the community on its own and its stakeholders to find bottom-up solutions to the globe’s social and economic issues.
She is also a co-founder of the Seattle-based design-build group. She leads the project establishing them for the first, designed the architecture design in the Philippines by using the locally used bamboo and sustainable designs, and construction on two community projects. Her areas of specialization, to be precise, are- architecture, interiors, construction photography, and writing too. Talking about her skills and knowledge, her skills basically include adobe photoshop, working on creative suits, advanced AutoCAD, SketchUp, photography with DSLR, and analog cameras.
Awards won by Anna
Anna was awarded Fulbright scholar teaching and research grant to institutionalize foundation university’s program to gain national recognition, including the “most eco-friendly school in the Philippines.” This was from the country of united nations in the year 2015.
Education and academic years
She graduated from the University of Washington, in Seattle, Washington, united states, with a bachelor’s of architecture. Then she went to the University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee, which is in the United States too.
Employment and career
In July of the year 2017, she lectured at the University of Arizona, a school of architecture. Previously in August of 2015, she worked in the US department of state and the Philippines American educational foundation, where she got her Fulbright scholar’s award. In October of the year 2012, she worked as a project manager and a design-built instructor in the foundation university of Dumaguete city. In December of the year 2007, she worked as an architectural designer in the Schreiber starling and lane architect located in Seattle, Washington, which is in the United States. And before that, in March of the year 2004, she worked as an interior design architect in the Skidmore, Owings, and Merrill, which is in Chicago.