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Gauchat, Urs P.

Contact Info
Office: 341 Weston
Phone: 973-596-3079
Dept: School Of Architecture


M.Arch., Harvard University, Graduate School of Design, 1967

B. Arch. University of Sydney, Australia, 1966

East Sydney Technical College, studied sculpture under L. Dadswell, 1962

Teaching Experience

Dean and Professor of Architecture, NJIT, 1991-present

Visiting Professor, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, 1983

Associate Professor, Harvard University, Graduate School of Design, 1977-83

Assistant Professor of Architecture, Harvard University, Graduate School of Design, 1971-77

President, Boston Architectural Center, 1973-77

Instructor, Boston Architectural Center, 1971-81

Lecturer, Boston Architectural Center, 1968-70

Courses I Teach


Selected Publications

“The $300,000/Year Architect,” AD March/April 2009, 32-37.

Housing in Disaster Prone Countries: A Global Perspective, 1980 (with D.L.Schodek)

Faculty Housing at Harvard: Strategies for the Sacramento-Garfield Site, 1980 (with R. Wesley)

Housing in Disaster Prone Countries: Policies for Shelter Continuity, Proceedings, International Conference on Housing Planning Financing, Construction in North Central, South American and Caribbean Countries, Florida International University, 1979 (with D.L.Schodek)