Sukita graduated from the University of Oregon in 1999. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies with a minor in Architecture. Designing for passive heating, cooling and day lighting are some of the most valuable skills she came away with. While playing in the mud her passion for natural building was sparked. .
In 2011 Sukita started Claylin, llc, a natural building material manufacturing company. Claylin, llc offers earthen building materials, education and consultation.