Tessa Kelly


B.A., Williams College

M. Arch, Harvard Graduate School of Design

Ms. Kelly is principal of the firm ARCADE, which is based in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. Her work, which focuses on strengthening the identity of small cities through design interpretations of local history, has been supported by the National Endowment for the Arts, Mass Humanities, the Massachusetts Cultural Council, and MassDevelopment. Ms. Kelly has worked in a range of small and large firms, including Turner Brooks Architect in New Haven, Hector Gath in Buenos Aires, FXFOWLE in New York, and Dissing+Weitling in Copenhagen. She received a B.A. from Williams College and an M.Arch. from Harvard University.

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