SOM in the Press

Tiara Hughes Talks Career, Design, and Leadership with Apartment Therapy

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Source: Apartment Therapy

In honor of Women’s History Month — and badass women everywhere — I interviewed six women professionals in the design and construction fields, asking them about the biggest challenges of working in their field, what advantages there are to working with women in their field, and what advice they have for women starting their careers. And of course, since I’m the House Tour Editor, I had to ask them a little bit about their own homes.


Tiara is currently a Senior Urban Designer at Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM), where she’s a part of the “phase visioning, design and implementation of urban design and planning projects, as well as research for interviews and community meetings to better understand the needs of residents and users of the space,” she describes.

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