WARREN BOESCHENSTEIN

Education: B.A., Amherst College; B.Arch., Washington University; M.Arch. U.D., Harvard University


Background
: Warren Boeschenstein teaches courses in architectural and urban design. Winner of the Steedman Prize, he has worked in the offices of Jose Luis Sert and Hugh Newell Jacobsen, taught at University College London, and served as an Associate Dean in the School of Architecture. With interests in community design and transportation, he has developed plans for communities along the Washington, D.C. / Richmond Corridor and in Northern Virginia, work that has received national and state design awards. The author of articles on city design published in international journals, Mr. Boeschenstein teaches a course, Design Themes of Great Cities, which focuses on the physical character of outstanding cities. As an urban design advisor to the City of Charlottesville, he has been involved with, among other built works, the City's greenbelt, "Corner" streetscape, and West Main Street Bridge. His book, Historic American Towns Along the Atlantic Coast, Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999, discusses the histories, issues, and insights of nine representative coastal towns from the more than 140 towns that he studied. He is currently working on a manuscript entitled Places of Learning: The Character of College Towns. In 2002, Mr. Boeschenstein was the Thomas Jefferson Visiting Fellow, Downing College, Cambridge University.

 

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