Lindy Roy was born in Cape Town, South Africa. She received a bachelor in architecture from the University of Cape Town and a master’s degree in architecture from Columbia University. After graduation, she worked in the office of Peter Eisenman and then taught at the Cooper Union and Princeton, Rice, and Columbia Universities. In 2000, she founded Roy Co. in New York City. Roy’s major projects include the headquarters for Vitra USA, Andre Balazs’s Hotel QT, L’Oreal’s Living Labs, a heli-ski hotel in Alaska, the Okavango Delta Spa in Botswana, the Poolhouse in Sagaponac, and High Line 519, an 11-story condo building in Manhattan.