Mr. Jenine Kotob, Assoc. AIA

Hord Coplan Macht, Inc.

Contact Details

Hord Coplan Macht, Inc.
Alexandria, VA


Jenine Kotob is an architectural designer with Quinn Evans Architects (QEA) in Washington, D.C. At QEA, Jenine assisted in the design of several DC schools, including Van Ness Elementary and Marie H. Reed Community Learning Center.  She holds a Master of Science in Architecture from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and a Bachelor of Architecture from Virginia Tech University. At MIT, Jenine researched building technology efficiency of public schools in Cambodia, schools in crisis areas and refugee camps in the Middle East, university campus design in developing countries, and environmental literacy through education and participatory development throughout the United States. Her undergraduate thesis explored interfaith community spaces and opportunities to combat xenophobia. She serves on several boards with non-profit organizations in the Greater D.C. area and nation-wide, which requires her to consistently work as a community organizer.


Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Master of Science in Architecture, 2013
Aga Khan Program
Dissertation: Re-conceptualizing Schools in Conflict Zones
Advisor: James Wescoat

Virginia Tech University
Blacksburg, Virginia, United States
Bachelor of Architecture, 2010

Job History

Quinn Evans Architects
December 2014 - present

KTGY Group, Inc.
Architectural Designer
Mclean, VA
August 2013 - November 2014

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Research Assistant
Cambridge, MA
September 2011 - June 2013

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Teaching Assistant
Cambridge, MA
May 2012 - May 2013

Architectural Intern
Washington, DC
November 2010 - November 2011

Helbing Lipp, Ltd.
Architectural Intern
Vienna, VA
May 2007 - July 2009


  • Learning Environments, K-12 Schools, Early Childhood Development, Humanitarian Design, Social Impact Work, Participatory Design