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Garber, Richard J.

Contact Info
Title: Associate Professor
Email: richard.j.garber@njit.edu
Office: 679 Weston Hall
Hours: by appointment
Phone: 973-596-3594
Dept: School of Architecture
Webpage: http://www.groarc.com

Education

 

B.S. Building Sciences, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1994
B.Arch., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1995
M.S. A.A.D., Columbia University, 1998

Professional Experience

 

Principal, GRO Architects, PLLC, New York, NY 2005-present
Project Architect, SHoP Architects, New York, NY 1999-2003
Project Designer, Greg Lynn FORM, Venice, CA 1998-1999

Courses I Teach

OPTIONS STUDIO I
OPTIONS STUDIO II
ST: THESIS SEMINAR

Selected Publications and Recent Research

 

Books:
Garber, Richard; Closing the Gap: Information Models in Contemporary Design Practice: Architectural
Design (John Wiley & Sons, Academy Editions, 2009). ISBN-13: 978-0470998205
Garber, Richard; Design BIM: Realizing the Creative Potential of Building Information Modeling (John
Wiley & Sons, 2014)
 
Conferences:
Garber, Richard; “Use of Precast Concrete in the High-Performance Design of Sustainable Housing”;
2012 PCI Convention and National Bridge Conference, Nashville, TN
 
Grants:
Wuhan Planning and Design Institute (WPDI), 2013-2014; $63,800 USD; Principal Investigator
China Solar Decathlon, Datong, China, 2012-2013; $100,000 USD; Principal Investigator
PCI Design Studio Program, Chicago, IL, 2012-2014; $44,000 USD; co-Principal Investigator
PSE&G Energy Technology Demonstration Grant Program, 2010-2011; $500,000 USD; co-Principal Investigator
US Department of Energy Solar Decathlon, Washington, DC, 2009-2011; $100,000 USD; Principal Investigator