Quilian Riano

Quilian Riano is the interim dean of the School of Architecture at Pratt Institute and has over fifteen years of experience in undergraduate and graduate design education.

Quilian is the founder of DSGN AGNC, a studio exploring cooperative design processes and engagements through architecture, urbanism, landscape, and art. Quilian participates actively in collectives and organizations that seek to change the design fields; he is an initiator and core member of Dark Matter University, has served on the executive committee and board of The Architecture Lobby, and was an early participant in Architecture 2030.

Quilian holds a Bachelor of Design in Architecture from the School of Architecture at University of Florida and a Master of Architecture from the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University.