Jodi La Coe is a PhD candidate in Architecture and Design Research and a Visiting Instructor at the Washington-Alexandria Architecture Center of Virginia Tech. She earned a Bachelor of Architecture from Penn State and a Master of Architecture from McGill University in the History and Theory of Architecture program. In 2008, she was awarded the New Faculty Teaching Award by the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture and American Institute for Architecture Students. This year she was given the Award for Excellence in Outreach by the School of Architecture and Design of Virginia Tech. She publishes on architectural representation and design including “Memento Mori and the Primacy of Recollection in Architectural Meaning” (Interventions | Adaptive Reuse, Rhode Island School of Design, April 2013), “Building the Imagination” (NCBDS 30, Illinois Institute of Technology, 2014), Design Guide for the Borough of State College, Pennsylvania (statecollegepa.us, 2014), “Ethereal Matter” (Aki Ishida, ed., Cloud: An Interactive Installation of Light and Sound, 2016), and “Quadrature: the joining of truth and illusion in the Interior Architecture of Andrea Pozzo” (Gregory Marinic, ed., Interior Architecture Theory Reader, Routledge). La Coe is a registered architect in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.