Emily Grandstaff-Rice, AIA, LEED AP BD+C

Senior Associate, Arrowstreet Inc.

Emily Grandstaff-Rice


Emily Grandstaff-Rice FAIA is an architect at Arrowstreet with experience on a broad range of academic, hospitality, institutional, and commercial projects. Her leadership includes serving as 2014 president of the Boston Society of Architects and chairing the AIA Equity in Architecture Commission on equity and diversity in architecture. A graduate of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Harvard University, Ms. Grandstaff-Rice was the recipient of the 2008 AIA Young Architects Award and selected for the 2014 Boston Business Journal’s “40 Under 40” Award. Emily’s innovative design work reinforces that a building is more than its shell; it is an experience. As a frequent speaker and writer on the future of architectural practice, Emily is fascinated by how technology, the social economy, and environmental urgency are addressed in architectural practice.