Susan Stando’s broad range of experience includes the design and renovation of technically complex projects for academic and corporate clients. With an attention to aesthetic form and material sparked by early travels to iconic architectural sites, she has a deep interest in the narrative of buildings—in the paths of movement through spaces and in the power of details to create an impactful environment. In the creative process she seeks to discover the intuitive leap that brings a sense of uniqueness to a space and enhances people’s daily lives by fostering a sense of delight.
Susan Stando joined Mitchell Giurgola in 1982 and became a partner in 2009. Her work at the firm includes projects for Columbia University, IBM, Rockefeller University, the Jewish Theological Seminary, Western Connecticut State University, and New York University. Prior to joining the firm, she worked with Johnson Burgee Architects where she contributed to the AT&T Building. She is a member of the New York chapter of AIA and is currently spearheading Mitchell Giurgola’s sustainability program.