Building Leaders Episode 12 – Lavinia Fici Pasquina

Lavinia Fici Pasquina is the Director of CUArch’s Technology and Media in Architecture and Interiors (TMAIN) Graduate Concentration. Born in Italy, Ms. Fici Pasquina received her first master’s degree in Architecture from the School of architecture in Palermo Italy with summa cum laude distinction. She then received her license to practice architecture in Italy in 1996, sub-specializing in industrial design and interior architecture. After moving to the United States, she obtained her second Master’s Degree in Architecture from the CUArch, receiving the Henry Adams Medal and Certificate of Excellence in Architecture from the AIA, as well as the prestigious Paul A. Goettelman award for “Best of Thesis Prize”.


Lavinia was promoted to Associate Professor and granted tenure status in 2006. Since that time she has assumed the responsibilities as the Director of a Graduate Concentration, today’s Technology and Media in Architecture and Interiors (TMAIN) . She has always been interested in exploring new technologies in design and the narrative behind an architectural project whether through graphical (re-) presentation or in a film output.