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Madeline Burke-Vigeland, AIA, LEED AP

Chair of the Dean's Council

Madeline Burke-Vigeland is a studio director in Gensler's New York office as well as a firmwide leader of Gensler’s Community Sector. She has built a reputation for successful collaborations, both with high-profile clients and peer design firms, resulting in projects that have significant impact on cities and communities. 

Active in the local arts community, she formerly served on the Board of Storefront for Art and Architecture and was a founding member of desigNYC. She has worked with non-profit organizations including The Jackie Robinson Foundation, the Robin Hood Foundation, and La Bodega de La Familia. Her projects include Christie’s at Rockefeller Center, the School of the International Center for Photography, The New Museum (with SANAA) and The Clark Art Institute (with Tadao Ando). Burke-Vigeland has taught at Pratt Institute, Parsons, and The New York School of Interior Design, and she has served as a guest faculty member at Harvard University’s Leadership Institute for Legislative Advocacy. Her work has been published in The New York TimesThe Wall Street JournalArchitectural RecordFast CompanyAtlantic Cities and Interior Design, among others.