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Navin, Thomas R.

Contact Info
Office: 565 Weston
Phone: 973-596-3272
Dept: SOA


B.F.A. Architecture, Rhode Island School of Design, 1975

M. Arch, University of Virginia, 1979 

Teaching Experience

Visiting Professor, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, 1986-1987

University Lecturer, College of Architecture and Design, NJIT, 1987- present

Coordinator, Undergraduate Comprehensive Design Studios (ARCH 563 and 564), 2012-present 

Professional Experience

Thomas Navin Architect, 1987-present

Project Designer, Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates, 1981-1986 

Courses I Teach

Not teaching any courses this semester

Selected Publications


“Architecture as a Conciliator: Toward a Unifying Principle in Architectural Education,” co-author (Journal of Architectural Education, May 1992 issue)
Design Accessible America, design brief co-author (National Institute for Architectural Education, 1993)  
It’s Our Champs Elysees: The LIE [Long Island Expressway] (Newsday “Viewpoints” vol. 58, no. 48, 1997)
L’Or Vert de Manhattan (Ulysee, No. 62, September/October issue, 1998)
Tremont House Sketch, commissioned by the Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum for their exhibition catalog, New Hotels for Global Nomads (Merrell /
Cooper Hewitt, National Design Museum, 2001)
Book review of John Dixon Hunt’s “The Venetian City Garden: Place, Typology, and Perception, (Journal of Architectural Education, March 2010 issue)