Assistant Professor Adjunct
Teddy Kofman is an architectural and urban designer whose professional and academic work engages with issues of urban transformation at a regional and urban scale and data-driven spatial analysis.
Teddy has designed both independently and at various practices in New York and Tel Aviv focusing on performing arts, institutional, and residential projects. He is currently an urban planning and design consultant at WSP where he focuses on national and international TOD (Transit Oriented Development) projects. He is the co-founder of Space ODT PLLC, an architecture and Urban Design practice based in New York. The practice completed several residential and institutional projects, among them are Howl!Art Gallery and an open streets plan in Elmhurst, Queens with Design Advocates. He is currently a member of the Asian Urban Research Institute at Meiji University in Tokyo where he is co-leading a research project focusing on Tokyo’s urban form through its neighborhoods. He was a teaching fellow at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design, and is currently teaching at Pratt Institute and The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture of The Cooper Union in New York.
Teddy received several awards for his work including the RSA-USA design awards, The William Cooper Mack Thesis Fellowship, Allen N. Golfischer award, and The Harvard Graduate School of Design Dean's Merit Award. He is the co-author of Minus 400 and Over 40 Degrees: Architecture in the Dead Sea 1948-1971, with Daphne Binder (Intellect Bristol, UK, '19), co-organizer of In the Shadow of The Megacity with Tulay Atak (2015) and has presented his work nationally and internationally at events such as the 2015 Municipal Art Society Summit. His work has been exhibited at, among other venues, the Center for Architecture in NYC, Seoul Biennale, and at the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum in New York. He studied architecture in Tel Aviv University and graduated with honors from the Master’s in Architecture and Urban Design program at Harvard University and from The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture of The Cooper Union.
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