Adrienne Peñaloza serves as Marketing Manager, working primarily out of the Studio’s Chicago office. She specializes in marketing and business development, identifying and acquiring exciting projects for the Studio and presenting the Studio’s work to the greater design community and others with an interest in the built environment. Drawn to all project types and scales, from product design to master plans, she is interested in the intersection of design and development and enjoys forming new connections between architecture and other disciplines.
Formerly serving as Business Development Coordinator for BIG’s New York and Copenhagen offices, Adrienne was a key member of the business development team, working across the American, Nordics, and EMEA sectors. Prior to BIG, she worked for Marble Fairbanks Architects in New York and Dezeen in London.
Adrienne studied architecture, urbanism, and design in New York, Copenhagen, and Beijing and received her Bachelor of Arts in Architecture with Departmental Honors from Barnard College, Columbia University. Having recently moved to Chicago, she considers Hong Kong and New York home and is partial to the concrete jungles of these dense cities as well as the mountainous Swiss landscape and Denmark’s urban parks and waterways, especially the Copenhagen Harbor.