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  • J. Reid A. Freeman

    Part-time Assistant Professor

    Email
    freemanj@newschool.edu

    Office Location
    A - Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall - 66 West 12th Street

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    J. Reid A. Freeman

    Profile

    Reid Freeman AIA is the founder and principal of REID architecture PLLC (www.reidarc.com) an award winning full service architecture firm based in Brooklyn, NY. He has over 30 years of experience in the field of architecture.  REID architecture PLLC is focused on cultural, institutional, and commercial projects throughout the U.S. and Europe. With an emphasis on light, materials, and context, REID creates unique solutions for new and existing structures that enhance human perception of the built environment and site. The practice places high value on his close collaborations with both clients and consultants. Reid’s work is heavily informed by his extensive teaching experience in design, building technology, and detailing and his background in studio arts and photography.

    Reid's past work experience includes six years as the principal architect and founder of Architecture Operations D.P.C., eight years at James Carpenter Design Associates Inc. as a senior associate,  eight years at Architecture Research Office as a senior associate, and time at  Eisenman Architects as a designer. Reid has taught classes in design and construction at Harvard University GSD, the Parson SCE at the New School, Pratt Istitiute GAUD, Princeton University, the Royal Danish Design School, and Tulane University. As an architectural photographer his work has appeared in Details, AA Files, Daidalos, Architectural Record, Architecture, and A+U.


    Degrees Held

    B.A from Colgate University (1988), MARCH 1 from Harvard Universirty's Graduate School of Design (1994)


    Professional Affiliation

    American Institute for Architects, Society of College and University Planners (SCUP), Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA), NCARB Certificate Holder, Architectural League NY, Dark Skies International, USGBC, LEED Green Associate

     


    Awards And Honors

    2019 AIS New York State Design Aard for HBS Schwartz Pavilion, 2019 SARA National Design Award for the HBS Schwartz Pavilion, 2019 SARA NY Merit Design Award for the Menokin Ghost Structure, 2019 SARA NY Honor Design Award for the HBS Schwartz Pavilion, 2018 AIA Virginia Merit Award for Architecture for the Menokin Ghost Structure, 2018 Architizer A+Awards Special Mention for the Menokin Ghost Structure, 2018 ASLA Honor Award for Duke Univesity West Campus, 2018 Honor Award SCUP Excellence in Landscape Architecture for the Duke Universitry West Campus Precinct, 2017 AIA New York State Award Citation for Architecture for the Duke Bridge Pavilion, 2016 AIA North Carolina Honor Award for Architecture for the Duke Bridge Pavilion

     


    Current Courses

    Construction Technology 1

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