Karine Sarkissian

Program Strategist

Karine is a program strategist at 3×3 Design. She focuses on incorporating human-centered design and design thinking techniques into urban planning and urban design practice. Prior to 3×3, Karine specialized in the design conception and development of master plans and residential and commercial projects for a variety of projects from mixed use high rise buildings in the US, Africa, and South America to large scale master plans for downtown Miami. Currently, Karine serves as a co-facilitator and organizer for the New York OpenIDEO Chapter, aggregating creative ideas and solutions for various design challenges. Karine holds a BFA in Environmental Design from the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore, where she received the Mark Stempel Prize for her thesis project on the cultural identity of in-between spaces of Beirut, Lebanon.

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