Julie Beckman



B.A., Bryn Mawr College (1995)
M.Arch, Columbia University (2001)

Julie Beckman earned a BA in The Growth and Structure of Cities from Bryn Mawr College in 1995 followed by a Master of Architecture from Columbia University's Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation in 2001. Julie and her partner Keith Kaseman founded KBAS after their design for a memorial to the victims of September 11, 2001 at the Pentagon was selected in 2003. In 2006, KBAS was selected as a Young Architect by the Architectural League of New York.

Prior to her work with KBAS, she worked as a project manager/architectural designer with several design firms in and around New York.

Julie is a visiting studio critic at both the University of Pennsylvania's Department of Architecture and Landscape Architecture.

She will teach a Design Studio at PennDesign during the fall and spring semesters.

Camera Obscura, concept rendering montage

Pentagon Memorial, rendering