Lecturer

Gary Wang is founder and Principal of Wang Architects, and award-winning architecture and urban design firm. In his research, teaching and practice, he focuses upon urbanism and buildings for the public realm. Since moving to Texas in 2012, Wang has taught Advanced Design Studios, Comprehensive Studios, and Advanced Construction at the University of Texas.
     
Wang’s work has been featured in numerous articles and publications, such as the Austin American Statesman, Architect Magazine, ABC News, KEYE, KVUE, and KXAN in Austin. One of his budget-minded projects, a community center in Chicago, was a finalist for the prestigious Driehaus Foundation Award. He was named a George G. Booth Fellow of the University of Michigan, and his work has been exhibited across the country, including at Harvard’s Graduate School of Design. He has served as a design critic at Harvard University, Yale School of Architecture, Louisiana State University, and the University of Nevada at Las Vegas, among other institutions. He was an invited keynote speaker for the Texas Main Street Conference, and one of Wang Architects' recently completed projects was awarded the Presidents Award by the Texas Downtown Association.
     
Wang is a licensed architect in Texas, New York, Massachusetts and Illinois. Prior to founding Wang Architects, Gary practiced with influential architects such as Alex Krieger, Jonathan Levi Architects, and Machado and Silvetti. He was also an Associate Professor of Architecture at Judson University, where he helped lead a new architecture program through the accreditation process.
 

photo of Gary Wang