College of Environmental Design

Urban Design Faculty

Faculty in the Urban Design practice are comprised of individuals from the three departments. They are engaged in urban design research, teaching, and professional practice. Current faculty, and their research interests, are listed below.

Architecture

  • Nezar AlSayyad, Professor of Architecture, City and Regional Planning, Urban Design, and Urban History
    Traditional Dwelling and Settlements, Cinematic Urbanism, Cultural Heritage, Fundamentalism, Hybrid Urbanism, Islamic Architecture, Middle Eastern Cities, Urban Informality and Virtual Reality.
  • Margaret Crawford, Professor of Architecture
    Everyday Urbanism, Evolution, Uses and Meanings of Urban Space and the Rapid Physical and Social Changes on Villages in China’s Pearl River Delta.
  • Chris Callot, Lalanne Chair, Real Estate Development, Architecture & Urbanism; Associate Professor of Architecture
    Real Estate Development, Urban Design, Infill Housing, Mixed-use Infill Development, Urban Landscape Infrastructure, Participatory Design and Community Planning, Affordable and Informal Housing, US-Mexico Border Urbanism, Native American Planning and Development, Latin American Urban Development, International Development.
  • Renee Chow, Professor of Architecture and Urban Design
    Field Urbanism: Systemic, Relational, Contextual Design; Collaboration; Agency; Accommodation of Change.
  • René Davids, Professor of Architecture and Urban Design
    Architecture and Urban Design, connected to Watersheds, Landscapes, Affordable Housing, Architectural Materials and Detailing.
  • Nicholas de Monchaux, Associate Professor of Architecture and Urban Design
    Urban History and Theory, Drawing and Representation, Urban Information, Design and Resilience.
  • Harrison Fraker, Professor of Architecture and Urban Design, FAIA Emeritus, Dean Emeritus, 
    Environmental performance of buildings (passive solar, daylighting, natural cooling), Integrated whole systems design approach for resilient eco cities, neighborhoods and blocks, environmental performance of public space to mitigate urban heat island effect.

City and Regional Planning

  • Nezar AlSayyad, Professor of Architecture, City and Regional Planning, Urban Design, and Urban History
    Traditional Dwelling and Settlements, Cinematic Urbanism, Cultural Heritage, Fundamentalism, Hybrid Urbanism, Islamic Architecture, Middle Eastern Cities, Urban Informality and Virtual Reality.
  • Elizabeth Macdonald, Associate Professor of City Planning, Landscape Architecture, and Urban Design
    Street and Public Space Design, Urban Design in Planning, Contextual Urban Design, History of Urban Form, Post-Occupancy Evaluation, Challenging Street Design Standards, Waterfront Promenades, People and Environments
  • John Radke, Associate Professor of City and Regional Planning, Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning and Urban Design

Landscape Architecture + Environmental Planning

  • Kristina Hill, Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture & Environmental Planning and Urban Design
  • Walter Hood, Professor of Landscape Architecture & Environmental Planning and Urban Design
  • John Kriken, Adjunct Professor of Urban Design
  • Karl Kullmann, Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning and Urban Design
    Landscape Design, Landscape Theory, Digital Visualization, Data-scaping Postindustrial Landscapes, Linear Landscapes, Topographically Responsive Suburban Design, Urban Decline.
  • Louise Mozingo, Professor and Chair of Landscape Architecture & Environmental Planning and Urban Design
  • John Radke, Associate Professor of City and Regional Planning, Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning and Urban Design

Emeriti

  • Richard Bender, Professor Emeritus of Architecture
  • Peter C. Bosselmann, Professor Emeritus of Arctitecture, City and Regional Planning, Landscape Architecture and Environmental Design and Urban Design
  • Elizabeth Deakin, Professor Emerita of City and Regional Planning and Urban Design
  • Randolph Hester, Professor Emeritus of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning
  • Allan Jacobs, Professor Emeritus of City and Regional Planning and Urban Design
  • Linda Jewell, Professor of Landscape Architecture & Environmental Planning and Urban Design, Director of Blake Garden
  • Donlyn Lyndon, Eva Li Professor Emeritus of Architecture and Urban Design
  • Dan Solomon, Professor Emeritus of Architecture and Urban Design
  • Michael Southworth, Professor Emeritus of City and Regional Planning and Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning