Judi Shade Monk

Judi Shade Monk,  Senior Designer


Judi Shade Monk, NCARB, LEED AP

Judi Shade Monk is a registered architect in New Jersey and Florida, with reciprocity pending in New York. She is NCARB certified and is a LEED accredited professional. Prior to joining DFA, Ms. Monk played key design roles on award-winning projects in internationally renowned offices in New York City and Washington DC, including five years at Richard Meier & Partners Architects. She has worked in multiple capacities on numerous building typologies including single-family & high-rise residential, boutique hospitality, educational, and government projects. Ms. Monk grew up in Jupiter, Florida and has lived in New York City, Washington DC, and New Orleans. She currently resides in Highland Park, New Jersey with her husband Don, an assistant professor of accounting at Rutgers University, and two young daughters, where she serves as a board member and sustainability delegate on the Borough’s Planning Board.

In addition to work in industry, Ms. Monk has led architectural design studios at Tulane University, University of Florida, and Yale University. Her academic research interests include studio instruction & pedagogy, specifically strategies for foundational design studios, color theory in the Josef Albers tradition, graphic communication, and detailing.

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