About

ThinkWoven is a consultancy founded by architect Clare Miflin in 2018.

Clare is an architect and systems thinker with experience designing buildings to Passive House, LEED Platinum, Living Building Challenge and AIA COTE Top Ten standards. While acknowledging the importance of rigorous metrics, she knows that inspiration, intuition and vision also have a vital role to play if humanity is to thrive. She was Associate Principal for Kiss + Cathcart, Architects from 2000-2018.

Clare led the development of the AIANY Zero Waste Design Guidelines through a multidisciplinary collaborative process. The Guidelines serve as resource and inspiration for architects to help NYC reach its Zero Waste Goal. Clare works to implement them through both ThinkWoven, a certified WBE firm, and the nonprofit Center for Zero Waste Design.

Active on the  AIA NY’s Committee on the Environment Clare was co-chair from 2017-2021 and now leads the materials subcommittee. She is also on the board of BiomimicryNYC, and was Sustainability Coordinator for her local food cooperative.