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Office of Things NYC

Lane Rick, AIA
Principal, New York Office 

Lane is a registered architect in New York. She designs small spaces and immersive environments. Lane also draws and writes about things like Times Square billboards, chinatowns, storefront churches, monsters, imaginary cities, and transportation networks, and robotic houses. Her writing has been published in print and web journals including Site Magazine, The Architect’s Newspaper, and pulp. Her drawings have been exhibited in galleries in Shanghai, Toronto, New York, and Atlanta.

In addition to her work with Office of Things, Lane was the 2019 recipient of the Gabriel Prize, for which she developed a series of drawings about authenticity and Paris’ Cathedral of Notre Dame. She is an adjunct professor at the Michael Graves School of Public Architecture at Kean University in Union, NJ. She has also worked with ReThink Studio on ReThinkNYC, a transportation proposal to improve New York's transit network.

Lane earned a Bachelor of the Arts and a Master of Architecture from Yale University.

Can Vu Bui
Principal, New York Office

Can is a founder of Office of Things, following his 7 years at Adjaye Associates, where has focused on some of the firms marquee public projects; including the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture in DC, the Studio Museum in Harlem, Winter Park Library in Orlando, and Ruby City Contemporary Arts Center in San Antonio, a new 14,000 square foot building, of which he was Project Architect.

He earned a Bachelor of Architectural Science from Ryerson University in Toronto, and his Masters of Architecture from Yale University.