Donna Kacmar, FAIA, is a Professor at University of Houston College of Architecture and Design where she teaches architecture design studios and a seminar on dwelling. She founded the UH Materials Research Collaborative in 2010 and directed the collaborative, developed a physical materials library and online database, and led multiple materials research projects until 2019.
Her first book, titled BIG Little House, was published by Routledge in 2015. Her second book, Victor Lundy Artist Architect, was published in 2018 by Princeton Architectural Press. Her third book, BIG Little Hotel, was published by Routledge in 2023. Donna is also the principal of Architect Works, PLLC, Houston, Texas.