People

Tim Smith

Principal

AIA, AICP

Colleges I’ve attended and degrees earned
B. Science, M. Arch (University of Michigan); M. Architecture-Urban Design, M.C.P. (University of Pennsylvania)

Hobby
Alto Saxophone

Architectural influencers
Jane Jacobs and Ian McHarg

Favorite hangout spot
Music Millenium on Burnside or the Urban Studies section at Powell’s

Fondest childhood memory
Playing ice hockey behind our house in suburban Chicago

An award I’ve won
Progressive Architecture Research Award

Time of day I’m most creative
Early in the morning before anyone wakes up

One thing that would improve our city
Removing I-5 and redeveloping the east side along the river

My dream home
A top floor apartment with south facing glass and a view in central Paris

See Tim’s TEDx presentation on Civic Ecology

 

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