Paul Lewis

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Paul Lewis, AIA
Professor, Architectural Design
Director of Graduate Studies, M.Arch. Programs
B.A., Wesleyan University
M.Arch., Princeton University
Lewis.Tsurumaki.Lewis, New York,

Office: Architecture Building S-116
Email: paul at

Paul Lewis joined the faculty in 2000. He is a principal of the New York-based architecture firm Lewis.Tsurumaki.Lewis (LTL Architects). He is the author of Lewis.Tsurumaki.Lewis: Intensities (New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2013), Lewis.Tsurumaki.Lewis: Opportunistic Architecture (New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2008) and Situation Normal...Pamphlet Architecture 21, (New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 1998).  In 2007, LTL received a National Design Award from the Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum. He received both the Emerging Voices Award (2002) and the Young Architects Award (1996) from The Architectural League of New York. In 2000, LTL was named one of 10 Selected Architects representing “The New Vanguard” by Architectural Record and, in 2004, they exhibited their work in the U.S. Pavilion of the Venice Architecture Biennale. In 2010, they were included in the exhibit “Rising Currents: Projects for New York’s Waterfront” at the Museum of Modern Art. Recent built work includes Arthouse-a contemporary art center in Austin, Texas; Claremont University Consortium Administrative Campus Center in Claremont, California; a Residence Hall at Gallaudet University for the deaf in Washington DC; Sullivan Family Student Center, University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming; and a full building renovation of NYU's Steinhardt School of of Culture, Education and Human Development. LTL recently completed the redesign of Coney Island Steeplechase Pier as part of the NYC Department of Park's rebuilding from Hurricane Sandy; The Brown Institute for Media Innovation at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism; and the Seaman Corporation’s headquarters in Ohio. LTL's work has also been exhibited at SFMoMA; The Heinz Architectural Center in the Carnegie Museums; College of Wooster; Syracuse University; UC Berkeley; The University of Texas at Austin; University of Pennsylvania School of Architecture and the Van Alen Institute. Lewis’ current research includes leading a team as part of Structures for Coastal Resiliency a Rockefeller Foundation-supported project dedicated to developing resilient designs for back bay areas of New Jersey, and ongoing work on typologies of section. LTL has received numerous design awards, and their drawings are in the permanent collections of MoMA, SFMoMA and the Heinz Architectural Center.