Levitta Lawrence-Gathers

Levitta is an architectural graduate from the New Jersey Institute of Technology. While completing her studies, she won a design competition for Habitat for Humanity for the design of a single-family home that was affordable, sustainable and innovative. Through this honor, she was featured in the Star Ledger and received a paid internship with Inglese Architecture and Engineering.

In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, Levitta has also contributed to the PCI design studio that inspired the publication of the book Design for Resilience, which documents student ideas toward more efficient building techniques for coastal towns. Levitta is currently pursuing architectural licensure and is working with NK to explore her passion in developing spaces for educational facilities.

Levitta enjoys all things art and design, whether it’s film, photography, graphic design, music or fashion. She also enjoys travel, food and lots of coffee. But most of all, Levitta hopes to help disadvantaged communities, inspire others that come from where she comes from, and shatter every glass ceiling set above her.

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