Nakesha Newsome

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Nakesha is an Architectural Designer who joined the Trivers team following completion of her Master of Architecture at Washington University in St. Louis in 2022. Passionate about social justice, equity, and sustainability within the built environment, Nakesha is committed to community-based design and views architecture as a tool that can uplift communities and create positive change in society. While at Washington University, she participated in the Green New Deal super studio where her project, “The Just 15-minute City” was showcased at the 2022 Green New Deal Summit. Her project utilized the main pillars of the Green New Deal to address social and political issues of a contested highway in Houston, Texas.