Educational Credentials:
  • M.U.P in Urban Design, The City College of New York/CUNY; 2006
  • M.Arch., Massachusetts Institute of Technology; 1994
  • B.A., Yale University; 1989
Teaching Experience:
  • Associate Professor, The City College of New York/CUNY; 2008-present
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Columbia University; 2008 (summer)
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, New York City College of Technology/CUNY; 2007-2008
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology; 1999-2001
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Utah; 1997-1999
  • Studio Instructor, Boston Architectural College; 1995-1997
Professional Experience:
  • Architect/Planner, Cooper Carry Inc., New York, NY; 2006-2007
  • Architect/Planner, Mary Miss Studio, New York, NY; 2005-2006
  • Project Designer/Architect, Anshen + Allen Los Angeles, CA; 2001-2003
  • Intern, Prescott Muir Architecture, Salt Lake City, UT; 1998-1999
  • Intern, MJSA Architecture, Salt Lake City, UT; 1997-1998
  • Intern, Carr Lynch Hack & Sandell, Cambridge, MA; 1994-1996
  • Jr. Conservator, Building Conservation Associates, New York, NY; 1990-1991
  • R.A. New York
Selected Publications and Recent Research:
  • Designing Suburban Futures (Island Press, forthcoming 2013)
  • "Retrofitting Suburbs," with Ellen Dunham-Jones, in Henry Cisneros, Margaret Dyer-Chamberlain, and Jane Hickie, eds., Independent for Life: Homes and Neighborhoods for an Aging America (University of Texas Press, 2012): 179-196
  • "New Productionism at Rivera Crossing: Suburban Retrofitting for a New Economy," with Anne Vaterlaus, poster session, 99th ACSA Annual Meeting, 2011
  • Retrofitting Suburbia: Urban Design Solutions for Redesigning Suburbs (Wiley, 2009) co-author with Ellen Dunham-Jones; Updated edition (Wiley, 2011)
  • "A Review of 'Another City: Urban Life and Urban Spaces in the New American Republic' by Dell Upton," Buildings & Landscapes, 17:2, 2010: 96-99
  • "A Review of 'Metroburbia USA' by Paul L. Knox," Journal of the American Planning Association, 76:2, 2010: 257
  • "Retrofitting Suburban Morphology," Journal of Urbanism: International Research on Placemaking and Urban Sustainability, 2:1, 2009: 75-79
  • "Retrofitting Suburbs: Instant Cities, Instant Architecture, and Incremental Metropolitanism," with Ellen Dunham-Jones, Harvard Design Magazine, 28, 2008 (online)
  • "Habraken and Koolhaas: Two Dutchmen Flying Over Bijlmermeer," in Douglas Kelbaugh and Kit McCullough, eds., Writing Urbanism: A Design Reader (Routledge, 2008)
  • "Revisiting Levittown," Places, a Forum of Environmental Design, 17:2, 2005: 46-63
  • "Sounding the Home Town Theme," Thresholds, 20, 2000: 56-61
Professional Memberships:
  • Fellow, Institute for Urban Design
  • Member, Congress for the New Urbanism
  • Member, Van Alen Institute
  • ARCH 47100 Design Studio III
  • ARCH 48100 Design Studio IV
  • ARCH 52345/62345 Techniques of Urban Analysis
  • UD 62002 History of Urban Space II