Margie Lavender is a Principal and Director of Business Development at Ike Kligerman Barkley. With extensive experience working in high-end residential architecture, she is skilled in all aspects of the design process. Margie grew up in Dallas, Texas, and went on to earn her Bachelor of Architecture degree at the University of Texas-Austin, where she focused on furniture design and construction and completed an extensive study abroad in Japan. Relocating to Colorado, Margie designed houses for Rudi Fisher Architects and co-founded the practice’s interior design studio. Later she came to New York, managing local residential projects for Oliver Cope Architect before joining Ike Kligerman Barkley. At the firm, she has overseen complex, large-scale projects, and is known for her expert eye for detailing. Margie has traveled extensively, and pursues myriad activities, from bee-keeping to canoe-crafting, often with her husband, a fellow architect.