Ted Baab

Assistant Professor Adjunct

Ted Baab received his M. Arch with Distinction of the Harvard Graduate School of Design. While at the GSD, he received the AIA Henry Adams Certificate for academic achievement, and a Penny White Award for independent research. His thesis research with P. Scott Cohen, developed a theory of strangeness in architecture through geometric misuse of vernacular form. In additional to teaching, he is a Senior Associate at SO-IL in Brooklyn where he has worked since 2011

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