Principal designer and Founder, Slash Projects

Arielle Assouline-Lichten

Arielle Assouline-Lichten, of Slash Projects, holds a Bachelor’s of Arts in Critical Theory and Visual Media from New York University and a Master of Architecture from Harvard University, with commendation. She has worked for internationally renowned design firms such as BIG, Toshiko Mori and Associates, Kengo Kuma and Associates, and Snøhetta, from Copenhagen to Paris, Tokyo and New York. While at Harvard, Arielle was selected to study under Toyo Ito in Japan.

Arielle was appointed as Principal of OfficeUS at the Venice Biennale where she was part of the curatorial team for the US Pavilion in 2014. She has been published in Metropolis Magazine, The New York Times, The New Yorker, and Architectural Record among others, for her design work and activism. Arielle specializes in the intersection of digital and physical space and has created and participated in numerous events and exhibits at Storefront for Art and Architecture.