Architect, Stantec Boston
Tamara Roy, BA, MA, AIA Leed AP, is a principal with Stantec Architects and past President of the Boston Society of Architects.
Tamara Roy, BA, MA, AIA Leed AP, is a principal with Stantec Architects and past President of the Boston Society of Architects. She is an architect and urban designer specializing in residential, academic, and mixed-use master planning projects and a passionate advocate for compact living spaces. Voted one of Boston’s Top 50 Power Women in Real Estate, she was the design team leader for the new residence tower at MassArt, described as ‘the most interesting highrise in years’ by the Boston Globe. Tamara became one of the earliest promoters of compact living when she advocated for changing the policy of minimum unit sizes at a 2010 Innovation District housing symposium. She mentors the ‘What’s In’ research initiative on innovative urban living and is currently working on a pilot 100% affordable, compact unit building on city-owned land in South Boston. Her design portfolio includes Troy Boston in the South End, 225 Centre Street in Jackson Square, academic projects at MassArt, Cornell, Dartmouth, and UMass Lowell, and the Yotel, a micro hotel on Seaport Boulevard. Tamara received her Bachelor of Architecture from Carnegie-Mellon, and her Masters of Urban Design and Architecture from the Berlage Institute, an international think-tank in Amsterdam, Netherlands, where she lived in a 300 square foot apartment with her husband and baby.