Adam Dayem

Adjunct Professor

Adam Dayem

Office: Greene Building, Room # 102
Phone: 518-276-4060


Adam Dayem is an architect and educator based in Brooklyn, New York.  He is the principal of actual/office, an architecture and design studio founded in 2004.  actual/office takes on a wide variety of work including multi-family housing, exhibit design, furniture design and research projects.  Adam received a Bachelor of Arts in architecture from UC Berkeley and a Master of Architecture from Columbia University where he was awarded the McKim Prize honoring the year‚s most outstanding graduate in Architecture. He subsequently worked at Bernard Tschumi Architects on competitions and projects worldwide including the New Acropolis Museum. In addition to RPI, Adam has taught courses at Pratt Institute; Columbia University; Parsons, The New School for Design; and the University of Pennsylvania.  He is a registered architect in the state of New York.



2011 Fall

  • Design Studio

2011 Summer

  • Career Discovery Program
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School of Architecture
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
110 8th Street - Greene Bldg.
Troy, NY 12180 - USA

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