Sarah Robinson | Nonfiction
Sarah Robinson is an internationally renowned architect. After receiving a master’s degree from the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture, she served as the founding chair of the school’s Board of Governors, where she remains a member. Her book Nesting: Body, Dwelling, Mind inspired an international symposium examining the connections between architecture and neuroscience. Together with Juhani Pallasmaa, she is editing the book Mind in Architecture: Neuroscience, Embodiment, and the Future of Design, which will be released by MIT Press in 2015. Sarah is currently writing and practicing architecture in Pavia, Italy, where she recently moved with her family. This essay is part of a collection in progress titled In Wood, Stone & Skin, which explores how places, both built and natural, shape our memories, dreams, and imagination.