The Catholic University of America

Miriam Gusevich, associate professor, architecture, and Jay Kabriel, assistant professor, architecture, were mentioned in a Chronicle of Higher Education article for a design competition in which they placed. See below.

Memory and Design

From: Chronicle of Higher Education
Date: July 22, 2016
Author: Arielle Martinez

When Miriam Gusevich, an associate professor of architecture and planning at the Catholic University of America, entered an open international architecture competition in Ukraine this spring, she felt a personal connection to the project.

The competition was for the design of a memorial at Babi Yar, the site of one of the deadliest massacres of the Holocaust. During World War II, members of Ms. Gusevich’s family were killed in a concentration camp in neighboring Poland.

"You’re contributing to a larger purpose," she says about entering the competition. "I knew that it would be difficult emotionally."

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