Looking at Buildings: Revealing Architecture through Observation and Inquiry

Please join us tomorrow at 12:45 for a lecture from guest speaker Jason Montgomery on Looking at Buildings: Revealing Architecture through Observation and Inquiry

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Bio: Professor Jason Montgomery is an architect, urban designer, and educator. Professor Montgomery has worked in a number of international practices where he led design projects in Morocco, Costa Rica, England, and Egypt, New York, California, South Carolina, West Virginia, Tennessee, and Montana. These projects include the extension to Selwyn College, Cambridge, the Columbia School of Social Work, the site feasibility analysis for a New Residential College at Yale University, the renovation of the School of Architecture at the University of Notre Dame, and the 10,000 acre Summit Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve.

His work focuses on the nature of place, building tectonics, rural and urban space. Professor Montgomery’s teaching experience is diverse including appointments at University of Notre Dame’s Rome Program, Yale University, and Andrews University. His is currently Associate Professor at the New York City College of Technology.

Professor Montgomery’s research reflects his broad interests in architecture, education, and research methodology. Applying his expertise in classical and traditional architecture, Professor Montgomery was a significant contributor to a recently published monograph authored by Professor Elizabeth Macaulay-Lewis, Bayt Farhi and the Sephardic Palaces of Ottoman Damascus. He recently published research on text-based learning in architectural education and reflections on teaching building technology. He is currently in the works on contributions to two books exploring place-based learning and undergraduate research on the city using primary sources. He is a host coordinator for the upcoming conference CITIES IN A CHANGING WORLD: QUESTIONS OF CULTURE, CLIMATE AND DESIGN to be held at City Tech in June 2021.

Professor Montgomery holds a Masters of the Arts from University of Wales at Cardiff, Graduate Diploma from the Prince of Wales’s Institute for Architecture, and Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Notre Dame.

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