Anya Sirota

Anya Sirota is a Ukrainian-born architectural designer and educator, and an associate professor and associate dean at the Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Design at the University of Michigan.

Sirota is the co-founder of Akoaki, an award-winning practice of architects and urban designers specializing in public space and cultural infrastructure. The studio’s work has been featured in international publications and exhibitions, most recently at the Vitra Design Museum, the Saint Etienne Design Biennale, and the Chicago Cultural Center. She is the recipient of the Architecture League Prize, SXSW Eco: Place by Design Award,  and the Araldo Cossutta Prize, among other recognitions.