Phoebe Crisman

Professor of architecture at the University of Virginia and director the Global Environments + Sustainability program.

Phoebe Crisman

Professor of architecture at the University of Virginia and director the Global Environments + Sustainability program.

Phoebe Crisman teaches architecture, urbanism and sustainability at the University of Virginia. She is a professor of architecture and directs the Global Environments + Sustainability program. Educated at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, Crisman has practiced architecture in Hong Kong, Amsterdam, Chicago, Boston and now is principal of Crisman+Petrus Architects. She has received more than 30 major awards for her work designing more resilient and just communities, including the American Institute of Architects Education Honor Award, the EPA’s P3 Sustainability Award, and Places Planning Award. Her writings include chapters in “Transgression: Towards an Expanded Field of Architecture,” “Peripheries,” “The Hand and the Soul,” and “Agency: Working With Uncertain Architectures.” She also publishes articles in the Journal of Architecture, Arhitectura, the Journal of Architectural Education, and Dialectics. Crisman is passionate about design and has led many study trips to cities in Europe, Asia, Africa, and South America, including two Semester at Sea voyages.