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John Abell

John Abell

Associate ProfessorGraduate Program Director, Architecture Carpenter Hall 114 PO Box 642220

Professor Abell specializes in modern architectural design, urban design and critical theory, particularly as these intersect with aesthetic experience, material craft and advanced design technologies. Specific teaching and research topics include architectural design modeling and experimentation methods, design innovation and optimization supporting social practices, design psychology.


Doctor of Philosophy in Histories and Theories of Modern Architecture, The Architectural Association, London, England.

Master of Architecture, University of Utah.

Bachelor of Science in Natural Resource Economics, University of Vermont.