Director, Graduate Program in Urban Design
Dean J. Almy III, AIA, is Associate Professor of Architecture, Director of the Graduate Program in Urban Design and The Texas
Urban Futures Laboratory at The University of Texas at Austin. He has formerly held positions as: Director of the Graduate
Program in Landscape Architecture, Chair of the City of Austin’s Design Commission, Vice-Chair of the Waterfront Planning
Board, and was the founding Chair of the Texas Society of Architects, Urban Design Committee.
Dean Almy received his architecture degree from Cornell University and has a post-professional degree in architecture and
urban design from The University of Texas at Austin. He was subsequently appointed the Walter B. Sanders Fellow at the
University of Michigan, where he held a position as 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 Techni-
cal University, and Associate Professor at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
Advanced Design Studio: Urban Design
Intermediate Studio IV: Speculative and Environmental
Principles of Physical Planning
Urban Housing Seminar