Director, Graduate Program in Urban Design
GOL 4.126 | office
+1 512 232 9311 | phone
+1 512 471 0716 | fax
The University of Texas at Austin
School of Architecture
310 Inner Campus Drive Stop B7500
Austin, TX 78712-1009
Dean Almy is Associate Professor of Architecture and Director of the Graduate Programs in Urban Design and Landscape Architecture. Since joining the faculty of the University of Texas at Austin, he has focused his teaching and research on urbanism and is the editor of Center 14 : On Landscape Urbanism, published by The Center for American Architecture and Design. He holds a professional degree in architecture from Cornell University.
After completing a post-professional degree in architecture and urban design, he was appointed the Walter B. Sanders Fellow at the University of Michigan in 1989, where he subsequently held the position of Assistant Professor in Architecture. He has also been a Visiting Assistant Professor at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen, the Summer Academy in Prague with the Czech Technical University, and Associate Professor at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. In 1999, Almy was awarded the Thomas Jefferson Prize for creative and scholarly research from the University of Tennessee. He is an architect and partner of Atelier Hines Almy architects whose graphic, architectural and urban design work has been the subject of numerous exhibitions and awards, including an American Institute of Architects, Austin, Citation of Honor Award in 2004, "House of the Month" from Architectural Record in 2005, a silver medal in graphic design from the American Advertising Council, and an AIA/RUDAT award for excellence in urban design.