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the studio

SCHARC Studio LLC is a full service architecture, interior design, and research studio immersed in design practice and academia.  Engaging in projects of all scales, the studio seeks to tailor site specific strategies to meet each client’s distinctive design needs. SCHARC’s expertise spans residential, commercial, retail, and exhibition design, and has appeared in publications including designboom, possiblecity, and archdaily. SCHARC Studio works extensively in New York City, Jersey City, and Hoboken.

the founder

Irina Schneid, AIA (B.Arch, M.Arch II, Cornell University) is an architect and educator. With over a decade of experience in the design industry, Irina has been profiled on Madame Architect and Design Voice Podcast, and has lectured and taught internationally. Currently teaching both graduate and undergraduate level courses at Pratt Institute, Irina serves as internship coordinator within the School of Design. Past teaching appointments have included Barnard College, Columbia University, Tyler School of Art- Temple University,  NYIT, and the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) in Melbourne, Australia.

Irina is licensed in New York and New Jersey and is certified by the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB).