Aida Ayuk

Research Fellow (Environmental Justice)

Aida received a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute while minoring in Entrepreneurship and Studio Arts. She has received the 2021 Robert S. Brown Travel Fellowship, focusing her research on “Investigating Perspectives on Livability.” Her past design work has been published by Dezeen, an AD journal, and influx vol.2.

Originally from Takoma Park near the Washington Metropolitan area, Aida has served in roles designing, fabricating and researching across the country and abroad. Her career path has taken her to Philadelphia, Brooklyn, Copenhagen, and now, New Orleans, and these experiences have helped her realize her passion for healthy building innovation and citizen-led design approaches that generate new forms of equity and opportunity in the built environment.

In her free time, Aida can be found playing guitar, biking, reading, and exploring New Orleans with friends!

Washington, DC
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute