Silvia Vercher

Research Affiliates

Silvia Vercher is an architect, urban designer, and adjunct professor with interest in the convergence of private sector, academia, and institutions to design contextual, cultural, and programmed projects that focus on sustainability and technology. Currently she is working as a Senior Associate at Perkins Eastman in New York, specializing in large-scale and cultural projects. Simultaneously she teaches at the New York Institute of Technology and Pratt Institute, utilizing the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to foster critical thinking in designers' projects.

She is actively involved in prominent organizations, including a fellowship in Consortium of Sustainable Urbanization and Urban Design Forum. Her research on the future of cities takes center stage at global summits such as Habitat III in Quito, WUF9 in Kuala Lumpur, and the UN Business Dialogue in Nairobi. Additionally, she serves as the US Representative of the NYC Architecture Biennial. She holds a Master of Architecture and Urban Design from Columbia University in New York, as well as degrees from the University of South Australia, the Politecnico of Valencia, and Aarhus Arkitektskolen in Denmark.