MARION WEISS is the Graham Chair Professor of Architecture at the University of Pennsylvania School of Design and is cofounder of WEISS/MANFREDI Architecture/Landscape/Urbanism, a multidisciplinary design practice based in New York City.

 Known for the integration of architecture, art, infrastructure, and landscape, her firm won the American Academy of Arts and Letters Academy Award for Architecture, AIA New York’s Gold Medal, and the Architectural League of New York’s “Emerging Voices” award, acknowledging the distinct vision of the firm. The work of her firm has been presented and exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Essen Design Center in Germany, the National Building Museum, and the Louvre Museum. She has also taught at Yale University and Cornell University.

Their Olympic Sculpture Park for the Seattle Art Museum, winner of an international competition, was awarded Harvard University's Veronica Rudge Green Prize in Urban Design, the first United States project to receive this award. Their Diana Center, completed in 2010, an arts building at Barnard College, won a National AIA Honor Award and best building in New York State in the 2010 AIA Honor Awards.

 Their most recent monograph, Weiss/Manfredi Surface/Subsurface, was published by Princeton Architectural Press