Lindsay Harkema is a New York-based architect and educator, and also a co-founder of Studio Excultura. Her work focuses on architecture and the public realm through design and research projects that engage this topic at a range of scales, from the room to the plaza. She teaches architectural design and representation studios at City College of New York, Barnard College, and Parsons School of Constructed Environments. She holds a Master of Architecture from Rice University and a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from Washington University in St. Louis, and was previously a research fellow at the Strelka Institute for Art, Media, and Design in Moscow. She has worked for Leeser Architecture, Diller Scofidio and Renfro, Architecture + Information, and Rice + Lipka Architects, and previously taught at Syracuse University. Her recent work has been exhibited at the Milwaukee Art Museum and the Centre de Design in Montreal, and her writing is published in Project, Bracket, Architecture Media Politics and Society, and the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture.

She is a registered architect in the state of New York and NCARB certified.