Mira Henry

Design Critic in Architecture

Mira Henry is a designer and educator. She is the co-principal of the collaborative architectural design practice, Current Interests and is a member of the design faculty at Southern California Institute for Architecture. Mira’s built work is grounded in notions of material specificity, color relationships, assembly details, and an engagement in critical cultural thinking. Her writing which focuses on architecture, race, and materiality has been included in such journals as Log and Pidgin. She is the recipient of the 2019 Architectural League Prize, Henry Adams AIA Award, and Archiprix International Gold Medal. She has participated in numerous symposia, lectures, exhibitions, and reviews at institutions nationwide, and has recently held a visiting faculty position at Princeton University. Mira holds a Bachelor in Art History from the University of Chicago and a Master of Architecture from UCLA.