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Architect , educator

Carol J. Burns, architect, educator. Certified National Council of Architectural Registration Boards, Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design-Associated Press. Recipient Design award Journal Architecture Education, 2000.

Background

Burns, Carol J. Daughter of Robert Joseph and Alice T. (Neuhaus) Burns.

Education

Student, Bryn Mawr College, 1975. Bachelor, Yale College, 1980. Master of Architecture, Yale School Architecture, 1983.

Career

Associate professor, assistant chair architectural department Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1987-1999. Director Harvard Institute Affordable Housing, 1989—2002. Principal Taylor & Burns Architects, Boston, since 1993.

Associate professor Wentworth Institute of Technology. Adjunct professor Dalhousie University. Visiting professor University Virginia, Yale University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, since 2000.

Member executive board Boston Society Architects, design review board member, Ohio State University, since 2009.

Achievements

  • Certified National Council of Architectural Registration Boards, Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design-Associated Press.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Co-author, editor (with others): Site Matters, 2005. Thinking the Present, 1990. Editor Yale School Architecture Perspecta 21, 1984, co author (with others): Drawing/Building/Text, 1990, Massive Change, 2005.

      Designer. Bennington College Student Center, (Society College and University Planners, Boston Society Architects awards). Founders' Hall (Kansas American Institute of Architects, Masonry Institute, (Faith and Forum awards 2000).

      Greybirch House (Connecticut American Institute of Architects award 1992). Harrington Performing Arts Center (Boston and Worcester American Institute of Architects award 2000). Casa Nueva Vida (Opening Doors award 1999).

      Exhibited in group shows at Norfolk 4 Plus 4, 1983, American Institute of Architects National Headquarters, 1999, Field Museum, Chicago, 2005. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Chair Boston Art Commission, since 2003. Board governors Yale Alumni, 2001—2007. Board member Rappaport Institute Greater Boston, since 2008.

Designator Herderson Foundation, since 2006. Member of American Institute of Architects (Education Honors award 1996), Boston Society Architects, Yale Alumni Club.

Connections

father:
Robert Joseph Burns

mother:
Alice T. (Neuhaus) Burns