2022 AIA Large Firm Roundtable ARE Scholarship
Associate Mapping & Spatial Record Specialist within the New York City Department of City Planning
University of Buffalo (M.Arch)
Alfred State University (B.S. Architectural Technology)
Joenette Cobb is an alumna of the Dual Master of Architecture/ Master of Urban Planning program at the University at Buffalo with concentrations in ecological practices and urban design. She also holds a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Technology from Alfred State.
Having a cross-disciplinary background, Joenette has developed an aptitude for learning and utilizing different drafting, design, modeling, and GIS software.
She is a certified LEED Green Associate from the U.S. Green Building Council. In 2018, her team won first place in the N.O.M.A.S. Barbara G. Laurie Student Design Competition for a transit-oriented development that promoted urban farming within a low-income community.
Over the last 3 years, she worked as an Associate Mapping & Spatial Record Specialist within the New York City Department of City Planning where she assisted with the preparation of over 185 sketch maps for proposed changes to the NYC zoning map. She has also worked on the damage assessment and rehabilitation of residential buildings that were negatively affected by Hurricane Sandy in 2012.
Joenette is an aspiring Architect who continuously seeks to educate herself on emerging sustainable practices, urbanism, and data technology because she believes that they are essential in creating more equitable communities.