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Studio Mayd is an energetic, creative architectural design studio located in Washington, DC. Our experience ranges from commercial, retail, and cultural spaces to single and multi-family projects, and we believe that the diversity of our expertise contributes to our agile, creative process.


Lindsey May is an award winning Registered Architect based in Washington D.C. In addition to contributing to the built environment through design projects, she is a Professional Track Faculty member at the University of Maryland School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation.

Prior to founding Studio Mayd, Lindsey worked in architecture and fabrication studios around the world including: Diller Scofidio + Renfro, Lewis.Tsurumaki.Lewis, SOFTlab, and Rafael Vinoly Architects. Lindsey holds a Masters in Architecture from Princeton University and a Bachelors of Science in Architecture from the University of Michigan.


Portia Strahan and Julia Klineberg are talented architectural designers who bring their unique expertise to Studio Mayd. They’re fantastic.

Past collaborators include: Sara Gordon, Ben Dooley, Eric Bos, Emma Weber

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1419 Perry Pl. NW   //   Washington DC 20010


ig: @studio.mayd


Lindsey May selected as Jury member for Think Local First Awards, Fall 2019

7DrumCity construction complete, Summer 2019

Studio Mayd to design commercial rooftop renovation in Shaw neighborhood, Summer 2019

Story District work space, teaching and performance space completed, Summer 2019

Construction begins on 7DrumCity on North Capitol St. NW, Winter 2019

Lindsey May presents paper at University of Maryland’s ‘Creative Practice’ Symposium, Fall 2018

Studio Mayd to design Chevy Chase home renovation and addition, Summer 2018

Studio Mayd to design music practice and performance spaces for 7DrumCity, Spring 2018

Studio Mayd to design Capitol Hill home renovation, Winter 2017

Studio Mayd to design Pethworth home addition, Summer 2017

Finalist, Dupont Underground Reball Design Competition, with teammate Julia Chapman, 2016

 Curatorial Writing Fellow (click to link), Architizer, 2016

 Ideas City Festival Presenter and Finalist (click to link), 2015

 Editor, Pidgin Magazine, 2012-2014