Claudia Busch, Assoc. AIA is a renowned architect and founding principal at Berenblum Busch Architects. Originally from Germany, Claudia holds an architecture degree from Hamburg and a Master of Science Degree from Columbia University. With an impressive background working alongside esteemed architects such as Zaha Hadid in London, Bernard Tschumi, and Richard Meier in New York, Claudia brings a fresh and unique perspective to the field of architecture.
With over 30 years of experience, Claudia leads and directs multifaceted projects of various scales, emphasizing structure, organization, and clarity in each architectural concept. Her innovative and distinctive approach to design is rooted in careful analysis of climate, culture, and functionality. Claudia’s work has gained international recognition through competitions, publications, and awards, particularly in advancing new technologies and integrated design for sustainable and resilient developments.
Claudia’s portfolio includes various award-winning residential, commercial, and interior design projects. Notable among these are her projects in Miami, which encompass high-end residences, adaptive reuse, and multifamily residences. These projects seamlessly blend interior and exterior spaces, creating unique experiences that harmonize with the vibrant and ever-changing city of Miami.
In addition to her architectural practice, Claudia is an Associate Teaching Professor at the FIU School of Architecture. She focuses on educating students about architecture, design, and the critical aspects of the built environment in an ever-changing technological landscape. Committed to shaping the future of architecture, Claudia merges her practical experience with a dedication to art, design, and developing resilient strategies for climate change through community-based studios.
Claudia is also an active board member of MCAD, the Miami Center of Architecture, and a strong advocate for advancing 3D print technology for building innovation. Her passion for pushing the boundaries of architectural design and her commitment to sustainable and resilient development make Claudia Busch a true pioneer in her field.