Caitlin Turski Watson

Caitlin Turski Watson

New York, NY, US



Caitlin Turski is currently residing in New York, where she plans to pursue professional licensure while engaging the theoretical discourse through her involvement with NT21, a design collaborative she co-founded in 2011.

Caitlin earned her Bachelor’s of Architecture from the University of Tennessee in 2011, where she received the Tau Sigma Delta Honorable Mention and ARCC/King Medal of Excellence for her thesis work. Extended periods of study in Siena, Italy, and Switzerland were critical to her undergraduate education as well.

She completed her Master’s of Architecture at McGill University in August, 2012. Her research focuses on the complex relation of light and shadow to the tactile experience of lived space with a concentration on the intertwining of light and intention in Catholic architecture.


rodriguez studio architecture p.c., New York, NY, US, Junior Architect

Sep 2012 - current

Sanders Pace Architecture, Knoxville, TN, US, Intern Architect

May 2011 - Jul 2011

Pro2Serve, Oak Ridge, TN, US, Intern Architect

Jun 2009 - Aug 2009


McGill University, Montreal, QC, CA, MArch, Architecture, Cultural Mediations and Technology

Aug 2011 - Aug 2012

The University of Tennessee - Knoxville, Knoxville, TN, US, BArch, Architecture

Aug 2006 - May 2011


New York AIDS Memorial International Competition, Honorable Mention

International competition with 474 total entries to design a community park and living AIDS memorial in NYC.


Tau Sigma Delta Certificate of Merit, Honorable Mention

Awarded for second ranked final design project, University of Tennessee


Henry Adams AIA Certificate of Merit, Award

Awarded for second ranked graduating design student in BArch program, University of Tennessee


ARCC/ King Student Medal for Excellence in Architectural and Environmental Research, Award

Awarded for Undergraduate thesis project: House of Reflections | Treasure-House of Darkness


Faculty Letter of Excellence, Award

Awarded for outstanding design work, University of Tennessee


Areas of Specialization