Ray Kinoshita Mann

Associate Professor
Department of Architecture
Fine Arts Center 461

Associate Professor Ray Kinoshita Mann has been teaching at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst since 1995, and was awarded tenure in 2001.She is a Harvard Graduate School of Design-educated architect whose award-winning projects include the Women’s Rights National Historical Park, the MIT Media Lab ‘Brain Opera’ and Salamander Restaurant in Boston.As principal of RK Studio Architecture she received a Progressive Architecture Young Architects Award in 1993 for the innovative nature of her practice, and she continues to work with a variety of new materials and unusual design applications.Over the years she has taught a variety of courses from architecture and interior design studios to furniture design and advanced design theory.As the Architecture Program Development Committee Chair, she has led the effort to establish a Masters of Architecture degree at the university and to develop substantial program innovations. She has served on a variety of local and national boards, and is an active member of the AIA.