Sharon McHugh

US Correspondent - World Architecture News

Sharon McHugh


Ms. McHugh is an architect, planner and design educator. Based in Princeton, NJ and New York City, she divides her time between professional design pursuits and writing about architecture and urbanism. She currently serves as the US Correspondent for World Architecture News and Abitare and is the former US editor of the RIBA’s now defunct World Architecture magazine. She is also on the nominating committee for the Cooper Hewitt Museum’s National Design Awards.

Ms. McHugh holds Masters degrees in City Panning and Historic Preservation (Architecture) from the University of Pennsylvania and a Certificate in Architectural Conservation from the ICCROM in Rome, Italy. She has received numerous awards including an American Institute of Architects (AIA) Honor Award for Excellence in Architecture (2004) for a pavilion for Cornell West, an AIA Smart Growth Award (2005), and an AIA NJ Design Award (1991). In 1995, Ms. McHugh was honoured with the Young Architects Award from the Architectural League of New York.   

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