Karolina Czeczek is an architect and a Principal of Only If, a New York City-based design practice for architecture and urbanism. Karolina is currently a critic at the Yale University School of Architecture and a Lecturer at the University of Pennsylvania Stuart Weitzman School of Design. She has previously taught as a Visiting Professor at the College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning (DAAP), and as an Assistant Professor at the University of Cincinnati and the University of Kentucky College of Design (CoD). Karolina is a Fulbright Scholar who holds two Master’s degrees in architecture and urban design from Yale University and the Cracow University of Technology. She is a recipient of the Winchester Travel Fellowship, the highest award given annually to a graduate across all Yale School of Architecture programs. Her independent research on Warsaw’s public pools and proposal to revitalize Skra Sports Complex was a finalist for the 2015 ”Praktyka” scholarship program for young architects in Poland. Karolina previously worked at the Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA) in Rotterdam and Hong Kong from 2010 - 2013. At OMA, she was involved in the architectural and urban scale projects in the Netherlands, Denmark, Australia, China, Egypt, and Morocco.