Adjunct

Jonathan A. Scelsa

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Email: jonathan.scelsa@gmail.com

Website: op-al.com

Educational Credentials :

  • M.Arch., Urban Design with Distinction, Harvard University
  • B.Arch. with Concentration in Industrial Design, Carnegie Mellon University

Teaching Experience :

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor of Architecture, Bernard and Spitzer School of Architecture, City College of New York, 2014-present
  • Visiting Design Critic, Rhode Island School of Design, 2014
  • Lecturer in Architecture, University of Pennsylvania, 2014
  • Visiting Design Critic, Parsons New School of Design, 2014
  • Lecturer in Architecture, City College of New York, 2013
  • Advanced Studio Instructor, Boston Architectural College, 2012
  • Design Critic in Architecture, Lecturer in Landscape Architecture, Harvard University GSD, 2012
  • Lecturer in Architecture, Northeastern University, 2011
  • Teaching Fellow in Architecture, Harvard University GSD, 2011
  • Architectural Explorations Instructor, Carnegie Mellon University, 2006-2007

Professional Experience :

  • Partner OP / Architecture Landscape, New York, NY, 2013-Present
  • Farshid Moussavi Architecture, London UK, 2012-2013
  • Hashim Sarkis Studios, Cambridge, UK, 2011-2012
  • Foreign Office Architects, London, UK, 2010
  • Smith-Miller + Hawkinson Architects, New York, NY, 2007-2009
  • Bohlin Cywinski Jackson, Pittsburgh, PA, 2005-2007
  • Pittsburgh Synergy, Pittsburgh, PA, 2005

Licenses/Registration :

  • New York State

Selected Publications and Recent Research :

  • “The Function of Style.” Edited with Farshid Moussavi, Actar/Harvard GSD, 2015.
  • “Where's the Plumbing? The 20th Century's Hidden Hygiene Footprint.” In PLOT, Vol. 4, Edited by Catherine Seavitt Nordeson, 2015.
  • “Topologic Tectonics” Forthcoming City College Research, 2015
  • “Morphing Manhattanism.” In Bracket, Vol. 4, On Extremes, Edited by Lola Sheppard, 2014.
  • “Enfilade Urbanism.” In MONU vol. 21, Interior Urbanism, 2014.
  • “Bundled Bezier Bifurcations. ” in CLOG Vol. 12, World Trade Center, 2014
  • “Linear Discontinuities.” in CLOG vol. 11, REM, 2014.
  • “Voluntary Prisoners of Landscape.” In Displacements Journal Vol. 1, ETSAM, 2014.
  • “Flood Plain Urbanism.” Northeastern University, 2011.
  • “Beyond Paris [ Suite ].” Edited with Andrea Leers, Harvard GSD, 2010
  • “The Gritty Brits.” In Columns AIA Pittsburgh, Vol. 21, no 3, 2007.
  • “Notes on the Biennale.” In Columns AIA Pittsburgh, Vol. 21. no 1, 2007.

Professional Memberships :

  • NCARB, National Council of Architectural Registration Board
  • AIA Associate, New York Chapter

Courses

  • ARCH 85300 Advanced Computing in Architecture
  • ARCH 61002 Visual Studies in Architecture
  • ARCH 63161 Digital Fabrication in Architecture
  • ARCH 23300 Introduction to Digital Media
  • ARCH 53190XD Digital Fabrication Practice