Involved with art and architecture since birth, she was raised in a co-operative community established in the 1930’s, based on the Bauhaus Movement and designed by Louis Kahn. Her teen age years were spent in the Middle East and Europe, where she graduated from the International School in Geneva, Switzerland.
After studying architecture at Cornell University and interior design at UCLA, she worked for several firms in Los Angeles and Santa Barbara, specializing in large commercial projects, including hotels, museums and country clubs.
After the birth of her son, she established ARCHITECTURE BEFRIENDING CHILDREN, specializing in environments for children. Since receiving her Master’s degree from California College of the Arts, she has expanded the emphasis of her practice to include sustainable design and enlightened environments for home, business and community. Her emphasis is on collaborative design for children.