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bullet Harvard University, Master of Architecture
bullet Wellesley College, A.B.
bullet School of Architecture, Ahmedabad, India
Grants and Awards
bullet National Association of Real Estate Editors (NAREE) ?Best Column All Media? awards, 2013, 2003, plus four additional NAREE honors
bullet University of Missouri Lifestyle Journalism Award for Fashion and Design, 1995
bullet National Endowment for the Arts Design Communication Grant, 1981
bullet National Endowment for the Arts Professional Fellow, 1980
bullet Fulbright Scholar to Nepal, 1972-74
bullet The Brand-New House Book, Three Rivers Press Random House), 2001
bullet 4 Villages: Architecture in Nepal,distributed by University of Chicago Press, published by Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, 1983
bullet 4 Villages: Architecture in Nepal, drawings and photographs of her Nepal research. Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, 1983, funded by National Endowment for the Arts Grant
Professional Experience
bullet 1994-present columnist, The Washington Post (in 2013 began blogging for real estate section in addition to writing “Katherine Salant’s Housewatch” column and freelance articles)
bullet 2007-present self-syndicated columnist
bullet 1996-2007 syndicated columnist, Inman News Features
bullet 1984-1993 freelance writer, various publications in Los Angeles, Detroit
bullet 1981-83 exhibition curator, “4 Villages: Architecture in Nepal,” held in Los Angeles
bullet 1980 NEA Professional Fellow in Nepal
bullet 1975-79 architectural designer, Malaysia, Singapore and Washington, D.C. area
Photography Credits
bullet Numerous publications including the Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles Herald Examiner and Washington Post
Partial List of Published Articles
On Architecture:
bullet "Tiger Stadium: Save It or Scrap It?" (Detroit Metro Times)
bullet "Parking Garage Design: A Science and an Art Form" (Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles Herald Examiner)
bullet "LA High Rises-Old and New Office Towers" (Los Angeles Times)
bullet "Architects' Liability Crisis" (Los Angeles Times)
bullet "Gunnar Birkerts: A Profile of Southeast Michigan's Most Famous Architect" (Ann Arbor News)
In Scholarly Publications
bullet Encyclopedia of Vernacular Architecture of the World, contributor. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, England, 1997
bullet Food Raising Practices & Economic Development: Central Influences in Nepalese Village House Forms, presented at the first International Symposium on Traditional Dwellings and Settlements in a Comparative Perspective, Center for Environmental Design Research, University of California at Berkeley, 1988. Revised, 1993
bullet Economic Self Sufficiency and the Effects of Economic Development on Village Housing in Nepal, Population & Human Resources Division Discussion Paper #82-4, The World Bank, Washington, DC, 1982. Also published in Architecture, Milieu et Societe en Himalaya, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Meudon, France, 1988


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