The University of Texas at Austin School of Architecture

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Elizabeth Danze

Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs
Associate Professor


GOL 2.308 | office
+1 512 471 1922 | phone

The University of Texas at Austin
School of Architecture
310 Inner Campus Drive Stop B7500
Austin, TX 78712-1009


B. Arch., University of Texas at Austin, 1981 M. Arch., Yale University, 1990

areas of interest

Second Year Design; Advanced and Vertical Studio
Previously a designer for Cesar Pelli Associates, New Haven, Elizabeth Danze is a principal with Blood and Danze Architects, an award-winning Austin firm named associate architects for the UT Campus Master Plan. Professor Danze was co-editor with Kevin Alter of Center #9, regarding the proper, and a founding editor of the Yale Journal of Architecture and Feminism. Danze received various awards including a AIA/ACSA Design and Practice Summer Institute Fellowship, Santa Fe, New Mexico, and presented numerous papers and articles on affordable housing design, and architects' contribution to the community. As part of her graduate design studio, Professor Danze coordinated and implemented the design and building of a house in Austin for the Habitat for Humanity program, an effort that formed an ongoing community contribution. Danze's design work continues to win awards and was included in the Texas Fine Arts Association exhibition, "Memory & Desire - The Window."