Research Fellow

Sarah Gamble is a registered architect with a passion for the public realm and community projects. Her experience ranges from public art to multi-family affordable housing to educational initiatives. At UTSOA, Gamble teaches design within the undergraduate and graduate sequences and serves as Administrator of the Professional Residency program. Gamble's research is focused on Public Interest Design, with an emphasis on Creative Placemaking. Professionally, Gamble leads GO collaborative, an Austin-based architecture and planning firm, with planner / researcher Lynn Osgood. The firm brings together elements of architecture, landscape architecture, planning, public art, and community engagement to connect people with place. 

As a local professional and volunteer, Sarah has been recognized for her advocacy and design work within Austin and beyond. In 2015, she was featured by Austin(ite) Magazine as one of 22 people making Austin Texas' coolest city and received the Young Architect Design Award by the University of Florida School of Architecture. In 2013, she was featured in Texas Architect magazine as one of 4 Under 40 architects. She was also named one of Austin’s 10 to Watch in 2012 by Tribeza Magazine for her positive impact on the city. For her work with CITYbuild, Sarah was recognized by the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture with a Collaborative Practice Award for disaster recovery in collaboration with 17 national universities.

Gamble holds architectural licenses in the State of Texas and Florida. She received her Bachelor of Design in Architecture from the University of Florida and her Master of Architecture degree from the University of Texas at Austin. She also holds Certificates in Nonprofit and Philanthropic Studies from the UT School of Public Affairs and Public Participation from the International Association of Public Participation.


  • Master of Architecture, University of Texas at Austin
  • Bachelor of Design in Architecture, University of Florida
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