Philippe Baumann RA founded Baumann Architecture PLLC in 2000, an architectural design studio with interests ranging from competitions to urban infill to global urbanism. The studio has extensive experience building in the City of New York, with projects currently under construction such as the innovative steel-sheathed Courtyard House in Gowanus and a zero-energy brownstone in Brooklyn.
Philippe is an honors graduate of Brown University and received his Masters in Architecture from Rice University in 1991. He has been teaching architectural design in New York City since 1998, and is currently Adjunct Associate Professor at Pratt Institute School of Architecture.
He is a Founding Officer of SITREP.at, a New York City-based “Design Tank” dedicated to the study of Urbanity through architectural research and design, and founding board member of The Institute for Public Architecture, which promotes socially engaged architecture through urban research projects and a residency program for design practitioners.