Lavender Tessmer is a student in Design and Computation (SMArchS) at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Her work explores the disciplinary boundary between Art and Architecture as well as the relevance of craft in digital modes of design. She received her Master of Architecture from Washington University in St. Louis in 2011, where she taught as a lecturer from 2012-2017. Her most recent work includes Spectroplexus, an installation at St. Louis Lambert International Airport designed with her spring 2017 Graduate Architecture studio; and Hedge, a site-specific installation (with Jason Butz and Nathaniel Elberfeld) exhibited at the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis from August through December 2017. Previously, she has worked with Yogiaman Tracy Design on a variety of installations and residential and commercial projects, most recently the TEX-FAB Digital Fabrication Alliance 2013 winning entry, Cast Thicket, installed in February 2013.