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. .
After gaining building skills in Eugene, Sukita started working in Portland with schools, children, home owners, general contractors and the community to bring natural building into the urban environment. Sukita brings passion, attention, care and friendship to the projects she takes on.
In 2011 Sukita started Claylin, llc, a natural building material manufacturing company. Currently Claylin, llc offers a ready-made earthen floor product.