Darius T. Sollohub

Contact Info

Title: Associate Professor
Email: darius.t.sollohub@njit.edu
Office: 531 Weston
Phone: 973-596-5574
Dept: New Jersey School Of Architecture


Darius Sollohub teaches architecture and planning courses, conducts funded research, and lectures and publishes on various topics. He previously served as School of Architecture Director (2010-2015), and as Infrastructure Planning Program Director (2007-2010) and Associate Director (1996-2007). His research addresses design pedagogy, affordable housing, transit-oriented development, parking, earth art and transportation systems. Darius has received funding from the NEA, HUD, USDOT and many New Jersey State agencies. He has collaborated extensively with the Regional Plan Association, serving on its Transportation and New Jersey Committees. Darius is currently completing the book: Millennials in Architecture: Design and Disruption.


New Jersey Future: Smart Growth Award: Netherwood Station, Plainfield NJ, 2015.

National Council of Architectural Registration Boards: 2010 NCARB Prize for Creative Integration of Practice and Education in the Academy, $25,000 Grand Prize.

College of Architecture and Design: Excellence in Teaching Award, Nominee, 2010, 2005, 2003, 1999.

New Jersey Institute of Technology: Dana Knox Research Showcase, First Prize, 2009.

Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy: Best Academic Year Studio Project, 2008, 2003, 2002.

American Planning Association: New Jersey Chapter: Distinguished Leadership in Planning Education, 2006.

New Jersey Institute of Technology: Excellence in Teaching Award; Graduate Education Category, Honorable Mention, 2006.

Urban Land Institute: Northern New Jersey District Council, Educator of the Year, 2005.

New Jersey Office of Smart Growth: Smart Growth Award: NJCU Redevelopment Plan, 2004.

Chrysler Award: Finalist, 2002.

Van Allen Institute: Governors Island Competition, Finalist, 1996.

Architectural League: Young Architects Forum, Winner, 1993.

Municipal Arts Society: Bridging the Gaps Competition, 1990.

Publications and Research

Millennials in Architecture: Design and Disruption. University of Texas Press. In Press, 2018

Intransition "Does Design Matter?" Winter 2014.

The Online Journal of Suburban Design: Parking Plus Issue, 2014. "Enlightenment About Parking: Q&A with Architect Darius Sollohub."  

US Department of Transportation. "Hackensack Transit Oriented Development,” 2013. Final Report; $130,000 grant.

Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture 2012 Annual Meeting: Digital Aptitudes. "Millennials in Design Education.” Boston, MA. Published Conference Proceedings.

National Endowment for the Arts. “Paterson Arts District Plan,” 2011. Final Report; $50,000 grant.

New Jersey Urban Enterprise Program. “Plainfield Transit Oriented Development,” 2010. Final Report; $80,000 grant.

Architects Newspaper "Darius Sollohub Parses the Policy Fallout from NJ Governor Chris Christie's Bid to Kill the ARC Tunnel," October 11, 2010.

Journal of Architectural Education. “The Architecture of Parking,” 2010, Volume 64, No. 1, Book Review.

Intransition "The Bus Route to Redevelopment: Evidence that BRT Systems Can Spur Transit-Oriented Development." Winter 2009.

Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture 2009 Annual Meeting: Re.Building. “A Comprehensive Neighborhood Plan for New Orleans East: Repositioning in Place.” New Orleans, LA. Published Conference Proceedings.

New Jersey Department of Transportation. “Transit Friendly Parking Structure Guidelines: Planning, Design and Stewardship,” 2007. Final Report; $291,000 grant.

New Jersey Office of Smart Growth. “Paterson Research Initiative,” 2007. Final Report; $252,500 grant.

Regional Plan Association.  “Newark Draft Vision Plan for Mayor Cory Booker,” 2006. Final Report; $4,000 grant.

US Department of Housing an Urban Development. “New Orleans East – Model Neighborhood Development Plan,” 2006. Final Report; $266,000 grant.

Journal of Public Transportation “A Multidisciplinary Approach to Improving Bus Schedule Readability.” Volume 9, No. 4, 2006.

Journal of Urban History. “The Machine in Society.” Vol. 34 No. 3, 2005. Book Review.

IEEE: The Technology and Society Magazine “Territory and Mobility in the American Suburb; A Response to an Interview with John Habraken.” Vol. 23 No. 3, 2005.

Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture 2005 Annual Meeting: The Art of Architecture, The Science of Architecture. “The Twins before the Twin Towers: the Hudson Terminals and their Bifurcated Form.” Chicago, IL. Published Conference Proceedings.

The Transportation Research Board 2005 Annual Meeting. “A Multidisciplinary Approach to Improving Bus Schedule Readability.” Washington D.C. Poster Session; Published Online.

American Association for Higher Education. “Funded Planning and Design Studios” in Studio to Streets: Service-Learning in Architecture and Planning. Hardin, M. (Ed.) 2005. Book Chapter.