Ezio Blasetti

Recent Faculty Ezio Blasetti Bio M.S. AAD, GSAPP Columbia University Architectural Engineer Diploma NTUA   Ezio Blasetti co-founded ahylo, an architectural design, research and construction practice as well as “apomechanes”, an annual intensive summer studio on algorithmic processes and fabrication. Founder of algorithmicdesign.net, Ezio’s recent collaborations include maeta design, biothing, acconci studio, a|Um studio and […]

Josh Draper

Lecturer Josh Draper Office: CASE/ NYC Email: drapej@rpi.edu Phone: 212-618-3959 Bio Josh Draper holds a Bachelors in Classics from St. John’s College and an M. Arch. degree from GSAPP, Columbia University. He also attended Nickelviksskolan and the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden. Josh interned with Studio Daniel Libeskind in New York City before […]

Francis Bitonti

Recent Faculty: Francis Bitonti. Francis A. Bitonti is an architect/designer and researcher based in New York. Francis holds a Masters of Architecture from Pratt Institute and a BFA from Long Island University in Digital Media. Francis has worked in a variety of design offices and in disciplines ranging from architecture to industrial design. Currently Francis […]

William Virgil

Lecturer William Virgil Office: Greene Building, Room # 304 Email: virgiw@rpi.edu Phone: 518-276-8718 Bio William Virgil, holds a Master of Architecture from the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), a Masters of Human Resources and a Bachelor of Architecture from Florida International University. He has been on the design team at Xefirotarch in Los Angeles […]

Erik Churchill

Adjunct Professor Erik Churchill Office: Greene Building Email: churce2@rpi.edu Phone: 518-276-4060 Bio Erik Churchill holds a Bachelors degree in American Studies and Civilization from Brown University and an MBA, as well as an M. Arch. degree, from the University of Oregon. While at the University of Oregon, he was instrumental in developing designBridge, a community […]

Jonas Braasch

Associate Professor Jonas Braasch Office: Greene Building, Room # 203 Email: *protected email* Phone: 518-276-3864 Bio Jonas Braasch is an Associate Professor at the School of Architecture at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, where he teaches in the Graduate Program in Architectural Acoustics. His research interests span binaural hearing, auditory modeling, multimodal integration, sensory substitution devices, aural architecture and […]

Gabrielle Brainard

Lecturer Gabrielle Brainard Office: Greene Building, Room # 302 Email: *protected email* Phone: 518-276-8718 Bio Gabrielle Brainard, AIA, LEED AP, is an architect and educator specializing in enclosure design. She has worked as a façade consultant with Heintges and Associates, and as a senior technical architect with SHoP Architects. At SHoP, her projects included the […]

Christianna Bennett

Adjunct Professor Christianna Bennett Office: Greene Building, Room # 102 Email: bennec5@rpi.edu Phone: 518-276-4060 Christianna Bennett is a practicing Landscape Designer and Instructor. She has over four years professional experience in architecture, landscape architecture, and multidisciplinary engineering practices, with additional experience as a research assistant and publications editor. Her interests include landscape histories, experimental and […]

Alicia Imperiale

Lecturer Alicia Imperiale Office: Greene Building, Room # 304 Email: *protected email* Phone: 518-276-8718 Dr. Alicia Imperiale is a registered architect, artist, and theorist. Her work harnesses various modes of inquiry and expression to investigate the underlying impact of technology on the arts, society, and culture. Aspects of this research are presented in her book New […]

Tom Verebes

Lecturer Tom Verebes Office: Greene Building, Room # 304 Email: *protected email* Phone: 518-276-8718 Tom Verebes has over two decades of experience in architectural practice, education and research. He was Associate Dean (Teaching & Learning) (2011-2014) and Associate Professor of Architecture at the University of Hong Kong, where he taught the Harvard GSD-HKU Joint Studio, […]


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