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Reid Freeman AIA is the founding principal of REID Architecture and has over 30 years of experience in the field of architecture. His practice places high value on his relationship and close collaboration with clients, consultants, fabricators, and contractors.  Past work experience, before founding REID architecture in 2018, includes six years as the founder and principal architect of Architecture Operations D.P.C., seven years with James Carpenter Design Associates (JCDA), and eight years at Architecture Research Office (ARO) in New York City. At ARO he served as the project architect for significant award winning project collaborations for Prada with international firms such as Rem Koolhaas/OMA, Herzog and de Meuron. Prior to his time at ARO, Reid worked for Peter Eisenman and Audrey Matlock.

Reid’s work is framed by his extensive teaching experience. He currently serves as a part-time faculty member in the Master of Architecture program at Pratt Institute's GAUD. Reid has taught design and technical courses at the Royal Danish Design Academy, Princeton University, Harvard University, The New School’s Parsons School of Design, and Tulane. He holds a Bachelor of Arts from Colgate University, a Masters of Architecture from the Harvard University Graduate School of Design, and is licensed to practice architecture in the states of New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Florida, Massachusetts, North Carolina, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Virginia, Texas, and Washington State. In addition to his practice, Reid is also a published architectural photographer with work appearing in Architectural Record, Architecture, The Architect’s Newspaper, Detail, AA Files, Daidalos, and A+U.

David Leven is a partner at LEVENBETTS, an award winning New York City based architecture practice, and a tenured Associate Professor at Parsons School of Constructed Environments. David holds a Bachelor of Arts from Colgate University, a Master of Architecture degree from Yale University and attended the Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies.

David’s professional practice, LEVENBETTS, was founded with Stella Betts in 1997 and focuses on projects at all scales of urban design, public buildings, houses and housing, workspaces, exhibitions and furniture. The office employs investigation based in art practices and visual culture, interrogation of spatial, programmatic and site givens and a deep knowledge of building systems to make architecture. LEVENBETTS has won several NYC AIA awards (2015, 2012, 2011, 2008, 2005, 2004, 2003), a New York State AIA Award (2015), a Chicago Athenaeum Award (2015), the Architectural League’s Young Architects Forum and Emerging Voices Awards (2009), Architectural Record’s Design Vanguard (2007) award, I.D. Annual Design Review Award (2004). The work of the office has been exhibited at Parsons, University of Texas at Austin, the Aedes Foundation in Berlin, the Center for Architecture in New York among other locales. The work of LEVENBETTS has been published in design magazines and books, and Princeton Architectural Press published a monograph on the firm’s work in 2008, called Pattern Recognition.

David has lectured widely and has an been an invited juror and lecturer at such schools as Columbia, Yale, Princeton, Harvard and University of Pennsylvania, Cornell University, University of Illinois Urbana – Champagne, University of Nebraska, Southern California Institute of Architecture, Hong Kong University and School of Architecture at the University of Limerick; and at Crystal Bridges Museum in Bentonville, AK, the Center for Architecture in New York, the Chengdu Arts and Design Biennial – Get it Louder - in Chengdu China.

David has served on advisory panels at the Architectural League of New York, the New School, the Forum for Urban Design, the Van Alen Institute, the New York City Housing Authority Design Excellence program and Civic Consulting USA and holds architectural registration in New York and New Jersey.

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