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Phillip Denny

Visiting Assistant Professor


Phillip R. Denny is an architectural historian, critic, and curator based in New York City. Phillip holds Master’s degrees in architecture and architectural history from Princeton and Harvard. At Princeton he received the certificate in Media + Modernity, as well as the School of Architecture History and Theory Prize. He is currently a PhD candidate at Harvard, writing a dissertation on histories of architectural prefabrication, colonialism, and urbanization in the twentieth century. During his doctoral studies, he has been supported by the Bauhaus Dessau Fellowship for Global Modernism Studies, the Graham Foundation, and a Sheldon Traveling Fellowship. He is also a recipient of the Henry Adams AIA Medal and a Louis F. Valentour Fellowship.
Phillip frequently writes about architecture, art, and design. His writing has recently appeared in Harvard Design Magazine, Volume, Metropolis, The New York Times, CLOG, PLAT, Urban Planning, Footprint, See/Saw, and Pidgin. He is a member of the editorial advisory board of Architect’s Newspaper and an editor of New York Review of Architecture.