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Anthony Averbeck

Anthony Averbeck is an architect, urbanist, researcher, and educator. He holds a Master of Architecture in Urban Design with Distinction from the Harvard Graduate School of Design; a Master of Architecture from the University of Virginia; and a Bachelor of Science in Architecture, with High Distinction, from the University of Minnesota. Anthony has taught and coordinated several speculative design studios examining the role of collective housing as a critical mediator between society and space in the North American city. He has also led introductory and advanced seminars on architectural representation and media practices, along with interdisciplinary pre-college and pre-graduate program courses in foundational design thinking.

Anthony has held teaching appointments at Northeastern University, Harvard GSD, and the University of Virginia. In addition to his teaching and research, he has collaborated with internationally-recognized design and research practices in Boston, New York, Charlottesville, and Minneapolis; including Somatic Collaborative, Arctic Design Group, Leers Weinzapfel, and Bjarke Ingels Group. He is the recipient of numerous scholarships and grants; including from the Edelstein Family Foundation, the Paul and Winifred Stary Family Foundation, the Harvard Dean’s Merit Scholarship Fund, the Lori Ann Pristo Award for Academic Excellence, and the Center for Global Inquiry and Innovation.

His work is published internationally in the Harvard Urban Review, Urban Design in Dialogue, LUNCH Journal, E-Flux, and AZURE among other forums.




(M.Arch), Harvard GSD, Urban Design, with Distinction
(M.Arch), University of Virginia
(B.S.), University of Minnesota, High Distinction

Research & Publication Highlights

– Collective Living and the Architectural Imaginary, co-editor w/ F. Correa and D. Dobrowolski (forthcoming)

– Made in America: How Common Design and Landscape Making Shape American Space, LUNCH Journal 17: Craft (forthcoming)

– Leveraging Boston’s Building Boom to Advance Equity: Harvard GSD Studio Report, w/ A. Leers (2023)

– Small Town Matters, Harvard Urban Review, Spring 2022: Overlooked (2022)

– Domestic Circumpolar: Domestic Territories, collaborator w/ ADG and Lateral Office for 17th Venice Architecture Biennale (2020)

– Sao Paulo: A Graphic Biography in Sao Paulo, co-curator w/ F. Correa, S. Camacho, D. Dobrowolski (2019)

– Elements of Housing: Radical Domesticities for 21st Century Urban Life, UVA SoA Studio Report, w/ J. Sanz Haro (2019)