& ian quate
is a designer, writer, and co-director of GRNASFCK and 1.5 Rooms project space; her work explores the psychic confluence of architecture, technology, and ecology. Her writing and work has appeared in numerous design journals and publications inlcuding MONU, Manifest and Lobby. Colleen holds a Masters of Landscape Architecture from Rhode Island School of Design and a BFA from the School of Art Institute of Chicago.
Ian Quate has a vested interest in gathering and manipulating information in the environment; from genetics to construction documents to geology. He has studied with academic institutions in North Carolina, New York City, Rhode Island, Ecuador and England. Ian is a designer at Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects and co-directs GRNASFCK.