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  • Brian McGrath

    Professor of Urban Design

    Email
    mcgrath@newschool.edu

    Office Location
    Parsons East

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    Brian McGrath

    Profile

    Brian McGrath is the founder and principal of Urban-Interface, LLC, an urban design consultancy fusing expertise in architecture, ecology and media. McGrath is a Principle Investigator in the Baltimore Ecosystem Study, where he leads the Urban Design Working Group. His books and publications include: Urban Design Ecologies Reader, (2012), Digital Modeling for Urban Design (2008), Transparent Cities (1994), Resilience in Ecology and Urban Design (2012), Growing Cities in a Shrinking World: The Challenges in India and China (2010),, Sensing the 21st Century City (2007), and Cinemetrics: Architectural Drawing Today (2007). McGrath served as a Fulbright Senior Scholar in Thailand in 1998-99 and an India China Institute Fellow in 2006-2008 and was Research Director in the joint US-EU exchange program Urbanisms of Inclusion. 


    Degrees Held

    M. Arch Princeton University

    B. Arch. Syracuse University


    Recent Publications

    Urban Design Ecologies Reader, (2012), Digital Modeling for Urban Design (2008), Transparent Cities (1994), Resilience in Ecology and Urban Design (2012), co-edited with Steward Pickett and Mary Cadenasso, Growing Cities in a Shrinking World: The Challenges in India and China (2010), co-edited with Ashok Gurung and Jiyanying Zha, Sensing the 21st Century City (2007) co-edited by Grahame Shane, and Cinemetrics: Architectural Drawing Today (2007) co-authored with Jean Gardner. 


    Research Interests

    architecture,data visualization,film,sustainable design,urban design


    Awards And Honors

    McGrath served as a Fulbright Senior Scholar in Thailand in 1998-99 and an India China Institute Fellow in 2006-2008 and was the Research Director in the joint US-EU Transatlantic exchange program Urbanisms of Inclusion (2011-2014).


    Portfolio

    http://www.urban-interface.com/


    Current Courses

    Design Studio 5

    Theory of Urban Form

    Design Studio 6

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