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Darren Petrucci

Darren Petrucci

Suncor Professor of Architecture and Urban Design, The Design School, Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts

darren.petrucci@asu.edu

480-965-9400

School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture
Arizona State University
PO Box 871605
Tempe, AZ 85287-1605

Titles

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Suncor Professor of Architecture and Urban Design, The Design School, Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts
  • Affiliated Faculty, Center for Biodiversity Outcomes, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability

Biography

Dr. Petrucci's design and research focuses on what he calls "iAmenity InfrastructureTM" which develops new public-private urban infrastructures that create identity and facilitate multiple scales of public use within the contemporary city. He is the founder and principal of A-I-R [Architecture-Infrastructure-Research] Inc.. and the winner of a Progressive Architecture Award from Architecture Magazine for his project "GLUE: Generic Landscapes Urban Environments" (commercial corridor revitalization strategies along Scottsdale Road in Scottsdale Arizona), and the NCARB Prize for his project "Stripscape: Pedestrian Amenities on 7th Avenue." He teaches courses on applied research and design collaboration in the built environment.

Education

  • MAUD, Architecture and Urban Design, Harvard University, 1996
  • MArch, Architecture, Harvard University, 1996
  • BSD, Design, Arizona State University, 1990

Expertise

Journal Articles

2014

Wiek, A., D. Petrucci and R. W. Foley. 2014. Imaging the future city. Issues in Science and Technology 31(1):. (link )