Emily Kotsaftis has focused her career on transportation architecture, developing an expertise in the design and construction of innovative transit stations and the integration of infrastructure into each community. Fascinated by the complex networks that impact people’s lives every day, Emily approaches each project motivated by a deep interest in creating spaces that truly serve the public. Passionate about creating civic space, Emily enjoys designing spaces that people see and experience first-hand, as well as the important infrastructure that goes on behind the scenes.
Emily is an active member of the AIANY, where she previously served as the chapter’s Associate Director. She has also volunteered with the Emerging Architects Committee, hosting international design competitions and mentoring programs. Emily earned her Bachelor of Architecture, Bachelor of Building Science, and a Minor in Transportation Engineering from Rensselear Polytechnic Institute.