Andrew Hart, AIA Assoc.

Assistant Professor of Architecture for Visualization and Computational Design, College of Architecture and the Built Environment

Phone: 570-239-7904



Andrew Hart specializes in linking the various modes and methods of architectural practice, representation, and communication. He teaches courses in drawing, modeling, visualization, representation, virtual reality, historical documentation, and alternative methods of hybrid drawing. He has also has deep connections with community generated and neighborhood instigated design practices. Andrew advises many student design competitors including HOK Future Design Challenge, Better Philadelphia Challenge, DOE Race to Zero, and Laurie NOMA Design Competition. He serves as the founding faculty advisor of Students for Historical Preservation and is the creator of CABE's DigitalDemos program which empowers student experts to present digital fabrication and visualization tools + techniques to their peers. Andrew received his MArch II from Cornell University College of Architecture Art and Planning where he focused on innovative and unusual practices of architecture. Andrew delights in connecting students and communities of Philadelphia to learn and design together. His current work and research focuses on design opportunities in rust-belt communities in Philadelphia, Northeastern Pennsylvania, and Spain and Portugal. As a designer he has worked professionally with Bohlin Cywinski and Jackson, Claflen Associates, Architects and Planners, and Parergon Design + Build. Andrew is a regularly exhibited artist at the 3rd St Gallery on 2nd St in Philadelphia and the DaVince Art Alliance - where his latest work focused on the combination of the techniques of the baroque master etcher Giambattista Piranesi and modern cinema with computational fabrication techniques. Andrew is the current Managing Secretary of the statewide 118th John Stewardson Memorial Competition in Architecture. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Preservation Alliance of Greater Philadelphia, the Education + Outreach Chair for the Young Friends of the Preservation Alliance, a member of NCARB Think Tank and NCARB Licensing Advisors among his involvement with various other professional and academic organizations in the field.

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