Joyce Hsiang

Assistant Dean and Critic

B.A., Yale University

M.Arch., Yale University

Ms. Hsiang is founding principal of Plan B Architecture & Urbanism, an interdisciplinary design and research collaborative, founded in Rotterdam in 2008 and currently based in New Haven. Ongoing research projects include the design of a sustainability index to measure and manage urban development; the WorldIndexer project to model and examine the impact of development on a global scale; and the development of a parametric spatial planning methodology for the Maldives. She was awarded a Hines Research Grant for Advanced Sustainability in Architecture in 2009, an AIA Upjohn Research Grant in 2010, and was a finalist for the Latrobe Prize in 2011. Her research on urban development was recently exhibited in the 2011 Chengdu Architecture Biennale and in the 2011 Eye on Earth Summit in Abu Dhabi. Prior to joining the faculty at Yale, Ms. Hsiang worked at the Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA) in the Netherlands and Pelli Clarke Pelli in New Haven, where she led and managed the design and construction of large-scale urban projects throughout the United States, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia.

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