Lance Jay Brown, FAIA


Phone: 212-650-8726

Email: lbrown@ccny.cuny.edu

Office: SSA2M17


Educational Credentials :

  • Fulbright Scholar, Paris, 1967-68
  • M.Arch., Urban Design, Harvard University, 1967
  • B.Arch., Harvard University, 1966
  • The Cooper Union, 1960-1964

Teaching Experience :

  • Professor, City College of New York, CUNY, 1984-present
  • Associate Professor, City College of New York, CUNY, 1974-1983
  • Adjunct Professor, City College of New York, CUNY, 1973
  • Assistant Professor, Princeton University, 1968-1972

Professional Experience :

  • Principal, Lance Jay Brown Architecture + Urban Design, 1972-present
  • Associate Director, Design Arts Program, NEA, Washington, DC 1979-1983
  • Partner, Brown + Bee Architects, 1979-1982
  • Designer and Draftsman, Shadrach Woods, Architect, Paris, 1968
  • Draftsman, Port Authority of New York, 1967
  • Designer and Draftsman, Paul Lester Wiener Architect, 1965
  • Draftsman, Davis, Brody Architects, 1964

Licenses/Registration :

  • Architecture License, New York State
  • Architecture License, New Jersey
  • NCARB Certification

Selected Publications and Recent Research :

  • The Legacy Project: Via Verde, New Housing New York, Lance Jay Brown, Tara Siegel, Mark Ginsberg (Oscar Riera Ojeda, 2015).
  • Urban Design for a Urban Century, Second Edition w/David Dixon, Oliver Gilham (John Wiley & Sons, 2014).
  • Beyond Zuccotti Park: Freedom of Assembly and the Occupation of Public Space, with Ron Schiffman, Rick Bell (New Village Press, 2012).
  • Urban Design for an Urban Century, with David Dixon and Oliver Gilham (John Wiley & Sons, 2009).
  • Planning and Design Workbook for Community Participation, with B. P.Spring et al. (Princeton, 1970).

Professional Memberships :

  • Fellow, The American Institute of Architects
  • Fellow, Urban Design Forum
  • Founding Board Member, The Consortium for Sustainable Urbanization
  • Board Member, The Beverly Willis Architectural Foundation
  • Board Member, AIANY State
  • Board Member, Center for Architecture, New York
  • Topaz Laureate and Inaugural Chancellor, ACSA College of Distinguished Professors