Krista Becker graduated magna cum laude from the University of Southern California with on-site studies in Paris and Rome. Her ability to lead and coordinate complex project teams and tackle challenging project programs with attention to design, schedule and budget as made her a strong influence in the advancement of Moore Ruble Yudell’s management approach.
As the Principal-in-Charge for the recently completed United States Embassy in Berlin, the American Institute in Taipei, College of Arts and Sciences South Lawn Project at University of Virginia, and the Santa Monica Public Library, she has emphasized skillful communication and understanding, earning the confidence of some of the firm’s most discerning client groups.
Her unique understanding of the Embassy program requirements, design excellence and strong project management skills has contributed to several recent state department commissions including; Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic New Embassy Compound; The Hague, The Netherlands New Embassy Compound; Helsinki, Finland New Embassy Addition and Renovation; Beirut, Lebanon new Embassy and Housing Compound and the Seoul, Korea New Embassy and Housing masterplan.
In addition to project management and design, Krista brings over 20 years of specialty program planning knowledge and experience. She is responsible for the flexible, efficient and functional space program layouts of several complex civic and academic buildings, including embassy programs.
Krista Becker is a guest lecturer at University of California Los Angeles Professional Practice in Architecture and Construction Management programs. She has recently been elevated to the 2012 American Institute of Architects' College of Fellows.