Ankie Barnes

You lived and worked in London and Guatemala before moving to the States in 1981 (besides spending substantial time in France and traveling the world before and since). How does this inform your work? Living and working in these different environments has increased my range and appreciation of different cultures, genres, styles, vernaculars and materials in architecture.

Single-most inspiring building: The Pantheon in Rome

Tell us something we don’t know: I’m a closet rocker, have played guitar since I was 13, and have played in rock bands at high school and in a couple other bands as an adult in DC.