Stefana Simic

Stefana Simic

New York, NY, US



Stefana Simic is a project architect working in partnership with Simon Velez, based in Bogota, Colombia. She received a M.Arch from the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation at Columbia University (2011) and a B.A. in Architecture from Columbia University (2008). Stefana is a recipient of the EPFL ThinkSwiss Scholars Grant to research housing development in Switzerland and was a designer for the Museum of Modern Art’s "Foreclosed: Rehousing the American Dream" exhibition. From 2011-2012 she was a Fulbright Scholar, spending the year in Serbia researching health tourism and geothermal spa development.  


Simon Velez, Bogota, Partner Architect

Apr 2014 - current

U.S. Department of State, Belgrade, Serbia, Fulbright Scholar

Sep 2011 - Sep 2012

Museum of Modern Art Ps1 w/ Visible Weather, New York, NY, US, Designer

May 2011 - Jul 2011

Columbia University, New York, NY, US, Researcher

Oct 2010 - Apr 2011

Turrett Collaborative Architects, P.C., New York, NY, US, Internship

Jun 2008 - Jul 2008


Columbia University, New York, NY, US, MArch, Architecture

Sep 2008 - May 2009

Columbia University, New York, NY, US, Bachelors, Architecture

Sep 2004 - May 2008


Think Swiss Research Scholarship in Architecture, Scholarship


Iseo Lake Tourism Proposal, 1st Place


AIA Innovative Housing Ideas Competition, Honorable Mention


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