J. Yolande Daniels
M.Arch, Columbia University B.S., Environmental Science, The City University of New York
J. Yolande Daniels is a co-founding design principal of studioSUMO in New York. She is a fellow of the American Academy in Rome and recipient of the Rome Prize in Architecture, as well as a fellow of the MacDowell Colony and of the Independent Study Program of the Whitney American Museum of Art in studio practice and cultural studies. She holds a master of architecture from Columbia University and a bachelor of science in environmental science from the City University of New York. The work of studioSUMO ranges from institutional and cultural projects in education and the arts to housing, to research-oriented installations and exhibitions. Daniels is currently the Eero Saarinen Visiting Professor at Yale University and a visiting professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She has taught architecture at the graduate level at Columbia University, the University of Michigan, Pratt Institute, and City College, and was interim director of the master of architecture program at Parsons School of Constructed Environments.