Marshall Brown


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Marshall Brown is an urban designer and licensed architect. He was a 2010 MacDowell Fellow, and also recently taught as the first Saarinen Architecture Fellow at the Cranbrook Academy of Art. Professor Brown received his Masters degrees in Architecture and Urban Design from Harvard University where he won the Druker Fellowship for urban design. He is a founder of the Yards Development WorkShop, designers of the UNITY Plan for the Atlantic Yards in Brooklyn New York. He has a broad range of experience working with a diverse body of organizations including the New York City Council, U.S. Department of Energy, Port Authority of New York & New Jersey, OneCity, the Municipal Art Society of New York, and the Smithsonian Institute. Marshall Brown is also a professor at the Illinois Institute of Technology College of Architecture. His teaching and research add tremendous value to his practice by producing concepts and approaches for the future of our cities. His works and writings have been published in several books and journals, including Architectural Record, The New York Daily News and The Believer. educator whose practice includes a range of public projects involving research, building, landscape, urban planning, exhibition/event design, temporary installations, graphic design, journalistic writing and teaching. Many of these projects involve interdisciplinary collaborations with individuals from the fields of art, architecture, planning and ecology.


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