Since joining Payette in 2004, Diana has worked extensively on projects that merge research, technology and campus identity. Her work often involves strategic space planning and thoughtful design for intense and complex programs. Diana has been a key team member on multiple healthcare, higher education and research projects at Yale, Gordon College, Wheaton College, Boston College, UAB, NUIG, Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals, Brandeis University, Tufts University and Boston Children’s Hospital. She believes that understanding the needs of the users is critical in every project phase and key to its ultimate success.
Diana has lectured extensively at ABX, SCUP, I2SL and Tradeline on topics ranging from smart flexibility in laboratory design to how a human centered design process can lead to equitable interdisciplinary STEM facilities. She is also a dedicated mentor to the young designers in the office.
M.Arch., 2004, Harvard University, Graduate School of Design
B.A., Architecture, Magna Cum Laude, 2000, Yale University