Sierra Sharron, AIA, LEED AP BD+C
Food and Shelter: two of the basic needs for survival. From an early age, Sierra came to appreciate that our daily habits can be elevated beyond necessity, to something more memorable. Raised by two professional chefs, she was taught that discipline leads to reward: growing and harvesting fruits and vegetables to be shared in the ritual of cooking and dining. Now, as an architect in a sustainably-focused studio, she continues to draw inspiration from these processes, conceiving of holistic spaces which draw from nature to enhance the quotidian experience of those who inhabit them.
Sierra joined COOKFOX in 2016 and has contributed to several multi and single-family residential projects in the office. She is currently overseeing the interior design and construction of 241 West 28th Street, a 480-unit rental building, with 30% affordable units and a comprehensive offering of amenities. Sierra has also worked to develop the interior architecture and unit layouts for two luxury condo buildings: 378 West End Avenue on Manhattan’s Upper West Side and 25 Park Row at City Hall Plaza. Further afield, she also completed the full-scale renovation of an indoor and outdoor kitchen for a private high-end client in Miami Beach, as well as the lobby and amenity design of a WELL and LEED-certified commercial office building in Tampa, Florida.
Prior to joining COOKFOX, Sierra was a designer at SHoP Architects, where she oversaw the documentation and construction of 761 luxury-rental units in the American Copper Buildings. She has also worked in both marketing and design for the Interiors Studio at SOM NY, where she focused on workplace design and commercial building metrics.
Sierra is also a licensed Architect and LEED Accredited Professional, making her a valuable resource to the firm for her expertise in sustainable residential planning and design.
- Northeastern University, Boston, MA: Bachelor of Science, Architecture, 2009
- Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY: Masters of Architecture, 2013