Sulan Kolatan is the Principal of KOL/MAC LLC, an architecture and design firm she co-founded with William J. Mac Donald. She is currently Adjunct Professor at the School of Architecture at Pratt Institute. Her firm has been internationally acknowledged as a leader in digital architecture and technologically innovative design. She holds a MS in Architecture and Building Design degree from Columbia University and a Dipl.Ing. Arch. degree from the RWTH Aachen, Germany. She has taught at the GSAP at Columbia University from 1989-2005 and served as Acting Chair of the Department of Architectural Design and Building Technology at the Technical University in Darmstadt in 2002-03. In addition to serving as a Visiting Chair and Critic at a number of distinguished universities, she frequently lectures and speaks at academic and professional conferences nationally and internationally. KOL/MAC LLC has collaborated with and/or received support from many leaders in their respective fields including Corian and Sentry Glass of DuPont (USA), AI Implant of Biotech Industries (Toronto), Alias (USA), Merck Chemicals (Germany), Autodesk (USA), C-TEK (USA), ARUP Advanced Geometry Unit (UK) and others. KOL/MAC LLC continues to be shown and published worldwide, notably, at MoMA New York, USA (multiple); the Cooper-Hewitt Smithsonian Museum New York, USA; the Centre Georges Pompidou Paris, France (multiple); the Barbican Art Gallery London, UK; the Art Institute of Chicago; the Mori Contemporary Art Museum Tokyo, Japan; the 1st International Architecture Biennial Beijing, China; VITRA Germany. Sulan Kolatan has received numerous academic and professional honors and awards, including the “40 under 40″ award given every decade to the 40 best architects under 40 years. Most recently her Inversabrane project was nominated for the Zumtobel Environmental Award (Austria) and the INDEX Award (Denmark). In 2004 KOL/MAC LLC received the great honor to represent the United States at the International Architecture Biennale in Venice. KOL/MAC LLC projects are represented in the permanent collections of cultural institutions including the MoMA New York, the Centre Georges Pompidou Paris, the FRAC Orleans and the Architekturmuseum Frankfurt, Germany. She is a currently distinguished Juror selected by the Mayor of Istanbul for the following: International Urban Competition for Yenikapi Archeopark, National Architectural Competition for a new TV Tower and International Architectural Competition sponsored by ThyssenKrupp for an Education and Research Center for Natural Disasters, all in Istanbul, Turkey. Her work is in the permanent collections of premiere cultural institutions such as MoMA New York, Centre Georges Pompidou Paris, Architekturmuseum Frankfurt and others.