Lise Anne Couture
Lise Anne Couture as managing partner and principal at Asymptote is involved in all aspects of design oversight: working directly with all our clients and internal project teams as well as specialist consultants ensuring creative design vision through all phases. Lise Anne has held numerous prestigious academic appointments including the Bishop Chair and Saarinen Chair at Yale University, the Muschenheim Fellowship at the University of Michigan, the Kenzo Tange Chair for architecture at Harvard's Graduate School of Design and distinguished visiting professorships at Princeton University, the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), the University of Virginia, l'Université de Montréal, the Berlage Institute in Amsterdam, Parsons School of Design and MIT. For over ten years she has been on the faculty of Columbia University's Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation. In 2009 Lise Anne Couture held the Davenport Chair at Yale University as a Visiting Professor, and in 2010 she was the Baird Visiting Professor at Cornell University's College of Architecture. Lise Anne has been a New York Foundation of the Arts Fellow and is a New York State Registered Architect and a member of the AIA. She has sat on the Board of Directors of the Architectural League of New York, the Advisory Board of the Builder's Association and has served on the federal government's GSA Design Excellence Peer Review Board. She received a Master of Architecture from Yale University in 1986.