Claudia Paraschiv

Mixed Media

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Claudia brings the powerful practice of discovery through design to each collaboration for a joyful design process that leads to integrated works of art and architecture. Her projects are meaningful, resourceful, and beautiful. She is committed to the power of public space to gather and ask: How can we transform our world for the Common Good?

Claudia Paraschiv is an architect, public artist, and educator. Born in Romania and raised in Los Angeles, Claudia now lives with her family in Salem MA, where she started her design practice, Studioful in 2016. She graduated with her Bachelors of Architecture from the University of Southern California, and with her Masters in Architecture and Urbanism from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She has worked for XTEN Architecture and New Theme Architects in Los Angeles, and Butz+Klug Architects in Boston. Claudia was Artist in Residence in Four Corners, Dorchester 2015-16, and in Salem MA in 2017 and in 2023. She has taught at Wentworth Institute of Technology and the Boston Architectural College. Claudia is a registered architect in Massachusetts.

Architectural Design
Community Art
Community Engagement + Workshops
Construction Administration
Participatory Design
Public Art
Research + Visioning

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