Portrait of Dr. Carol Bentel

Architect, partner, Bentel & Bentel Architects; chair, BFA Interior Design Department, School of Visual Arts

BFA Interior Design: Built Environments


BA, Washington University in St. Louis; M.Arch., North Carolina State University; PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Professional experience includes

Architect, The Architects Collaborative; architect, Hisaka & Associates, Architects


Clients include

The Hall Group, Related Companies, Webb Institute, New York City Department of Design and Construction, Association of Waldorf Schools of North America, Boston Properties, Colicchio and Sons, Rouge Tomate, CIM Group, Fairmont Hotels. Former clients include: Hyatt, Starwood Hotels and Resorts, Museum of Modern Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, Le Bernardin, Gordon Ramsey, New York Botanical Gardens, Union Square Hospitality Group, Blackstone, Houston’s restaurants, Yale University



Nourishing the Senses: Restaurant Architecture of Bentel & Bentel


Awards and honors include

Fellowship, American Academy in Rome; Fulbright Scholar; AIA Fellow; James Beard Design Award; Society of American Registered Architects Award; HD Platinum Circle; Distinguished Alumna, Washington University; National Chair, AIA Committee on Design; Officer, Preservation League of New York State