Landscape Architecture College of Design

Faculty

Mehta

 

HWS Cleveland Visiting Fellow Mayur Mehta

  • MArch, Yale University
  • BArch, KRVIA, Mumbai University

Mayur’s work and research spans across the disciplines of landscape design and architecture. He holds a Master of Architecture (M.Arch) degree from the Yale school of Architecture (2006),and a professional Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch) degree from the University of Mumbai, India. Mayur has worked on several transformative public realm projects such as the Reconstruction of Times Square in New York City, the design for the public gardens at University of Guadalajara’s Museum of Environmental Sciences and the newly redesigned Public Space at Philip Johnson’s iconic AT&T building (now 550 Madison Avenue). Mayur is a Senior Associate at Coen+Partners, Minneapolis and has worked previously at Snøhetta and Balmori Associates in New York. He is a licensed architect in New York State. Mayur’s current studio at University of Minnesota’s College of Design extends his research on the role of design in the rural context. Sited in Quadra Island, British Columbia, Communal Ground: Advanced construction in the Rural Landscape investigates the liminal space between landscape and architecture and stresses the importance of locale, craft and community in the design process.

 

Professional Experience

  • Senior Associate, Coen+Partners; Minneapolis, MN

  • Lecturer, University of Pennsylvania; Philadelphia, PA

  • Project Manager, Snøhetta; New York, NY

  • Landscape Designer, Balmori Associates; New York, NY

  • Architectural Designer, RMJM Hillier; New York, NY

 

Courses

  • LA 8206 Making Urban Landscape Space
  • LA 8774 Tech IV
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