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David Heymann

David Heymann is an architect, and the Harwell Hamilton Harris Regents Professor in Architecture at the University of Texas, Austin.

Heymann received degrees from the Cooper Union and the Graduate School of Design at Harvard. The focus of his writing, research, and practice is the complex relationship of buildings and landscapes, particularly natural landscapes. His architectural work has been variously published and recognized with design honors, including selection for Emerging Voices by the Architecture League of New York.

Heymann is currently working on a series of essays that ask how buildings make landscape. He has been a visiting scholar at the Dora Maar House through the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; at the Rockefeller Bellagio Center; and at the Bogliasco Foundation Liguria Study Center. His teaching has been recognized with numerous awards. He is an ACSA Distinguished Teaching Professor, and a member of the University of Texas Academy of Distinguished Teaching Professors.

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Posts by David Heymann

PLACES: A Life in Ruins (01.06.14)
PLACES: Please Save Modernism from the Modern (05.06.13)
PLACES: My Beautiful City (01.02.13)
PLACES: An Un-flushable Urinal: The Aesthetic Potential of Sustainability (06.04.12)
PLACES: The Evil, Evil Grain Elevator (12.12.11)
PLACES: A Mound in the Wood (12.05.11)
PLACES: Landscape Is Our Sex (11.28.11)
PLACES: The Eastward-Moving House (07.07.11)
PLACES: Site, Ascendant (12.13.10)
PLACES: Nature-ization Takes Command (12.06.10)
PLACES: A Cloud on a Lake (11.29.10)