Lori Ryker

Lori Ryker Ph.D., a noted Montana-based authority on place-based architectural design, is founder of The Artemis Institute.  One of Artemis’ signature initiatives is Remote Studio, a learning program for architects of all ages who aspire to achieve a great understanding of the relationship between the natural world and the human footprint.  It has had students from across the country.  Dr. Ryker also has been a visiting professor at several prominent Design Schools.  Her column—The Power of Place—will appear regularly at