Rachely Rotem is the founder and principal of Rachely Rotem Studio, llc. The design practice, based in New York City and Tel Aviv, has projects in architectural design, interiors and furniture design. The practice is committed to exploring design by capitalizing on existing conditions and infrastructure in order to create unprecedented spaces and experiences.
Rachely Rotem has received international awards and prizes for her design work. In 2004, she won the 'Catch the Light' international competition for the Athens Olympic Games (with LoT). Recently, Rachely Rotem Studio and Phu Hoang Office won the Art Basel Miami Beach / Creative Time Oceanfront competition for an outdoor art pavilion. The twenty‐five thousand square foot pavilion was built for the 2010 Art Basel Miami Beach fair.
Rachely Rotem currently teaches at The University of Pennsylvania. She has taught previously at Cornell University and the Parsons New School for Design. She holds a Bachelor of Architecture Cum Laude from the Technion in Haifa and a Master in Advanced Architectural Design from Columbia University in New York. She was awarded the Lowenfish Prize and the William Kinne Fellows Prize upon graduating from Columbia University.