Philippe Baumann - Visiting Associate Professor
Philippe BaumannVisiting Associate Professor
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Higgins Hall North 1
14/SP-ARCH-503-02 Degree Project: Design Studio
1991 – Rice University. Master of Architecture. “Redefining Urbanity in a City of Discrete Centers”. Houston, TX.
Philippe Baumann RA founded Baumann Architecture PLLC in 2000, an architectural design studio with interests ranging from competitions to urban infill to global urbanism. The studio has extensive experience building in the City of New York, with projects currently under construction such as the innovative steel-sheathed Courtyard House in Gowanus and a zero-energy brownstone in Brooklyn. Baumann Architecture has been recognized internationally and widely published, winning the prestigious New Practices New York Award in 2008.
Philippe is an honors graduate of Brown University and received his Masters in Architecture from Rice University in 1991. He has been teaching architectural design in New York City since 1998, and is currently Visiting Associate Professor at Pratt Institute School of Architecture, and Co-Instructor, with Dagmar Richter, of Pratt Institute’s summer architecture program in Berlin titled “Temporary Contemporary Urbanism”.
He is a Founding Officer of SITREP.at, a New York City-based “Design Tank” dedicated to the study of Urbanity through architectural research and design, and board member of The Institute for Public Architecture, which promotes socially engaged architecture through urban research projects and a future residency program for design practitioners.