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2010- present             Paul Segal FAIA – independent design consultant to architecture firms including Gensler, Tesoro Architects, TEK and Michelli + Wyetzner

1971-2010                  Paul Segal Associates Architects LLP – founding and senior partner, in  charge of hundreds of projects, including 17 which received AIA Design Awards. Project types included housing, offices, schools, universities, museums and restaurants. Projects were published in The New York Times, Progressive Architecture, Architectural Record, Architecture and Urbanism (Tokyo), Interior Design, Architectural Digest, House Beautiful, House and Garden, Casa Vogue (Milan), and Gala (Munich). Offices in NYC and Seattle WA.

1977-1985                  Formica Corporation – consultant on new applications and product development, created Color-Core, Color Grid and Design Concepts

1969-1971                  TAMS Engineers and Architects- Designer

1968 Summer             Gruzen and Partners, Architects – Designer

1966 & 1967               Skidmore, Owings and Merrill Architects – Designer


1995- present             Greater New York Mutual Insurance Companies – Director, First Vice President


1971                           Brooklyn Friends School- teacher-  developed and taught a Ford Foundation/Educational Facilities Laboratory funded high school course in which the students designed, built and evaluated an unused space to be a student lounge/seminar space. Recipient of AIA Educational Award.

1986-present              Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation-  Adjunct Professor and Director of Practice, teaching “Professional Practice”

2008- present             Pratt Institute Graduate Architecture Urban Design – Adjunct Professor, teaching “Professional Practice”


2012                           American Institute of Architects New York State – Fellows Award for advancing the philosophy of mentorship within the profession

1986-present             American Institute of Architects College of Fellows – member

2002-2004                 New York Foundation for Architecture (now the Center for Architecture) – President

1985-1986                 American Institute of Architects/New York Chapter – President

1982-1989                 Mayor’s Theater Advisory Council – member; assisted in writing new zoning for Times Square and preserving historic Broadway theaters

1992-1996                 Preservation League of New York State – Vice Chair

Guest Critic:              Columbia University, Princeton University, The Cooper Union, NJ Institute of Technology, University of Washington

Lectures:                   the opening of the Atlanta City Hall, The University of Washington (Seattle), Virginia Tech, University of Virginia, and Pratt Institute


By Paul Segal:           Professional Practice: A Guide to Turning Designs into Buildings, a textbook for professional practice courses, published by W.W.Norton, 2006

About Paul Segal Associates: hundreds of articles in magazines, newspapers and books


Appearances on CNN, NBC’s Today Show, PBS (Channel 13), and NY News Channel 1


1966                           Princeton University, AB, major: Architecture

1969                           Princeton University, School of Architecture MFA in Architecture, as University Fellow and University Scholar



Licensed Architect in New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Washington and Vermont

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