Gil Snyder

Contact
414.229.3817
gsnyder@uwm.edu

Gil Snyder, Associate Professor

Bio
Gil Snyder holds a Master of Architecture degree from the Columbia University. He received a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Wisconsin. He teaches graduate and undergraduate design studios and architectural construction and detailing courses. His BIM/IP graduate studio focuses on Building Information Modeling and Integrated Practice methods of design. This studio is funded and partnered with the local Milwaukee firm Epstein Uhen Architects. The studio recently produced work which took first place in the 2009-2010 ACSA/AISC Steel Design Student Competition and also won the 2010 National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) Prize for Creative Integration of Practice and Education in the Academy. He is a registered architect in both Wisconsin and New York.

Education
Columbia University: M.Arch 1976
University of Wisconsin, Madison: B.A. 1972

Research Focus
Computation and Craft
Building Information Modeling/Integrated Practice
Fabrication Methodoligies 

Courses
Arch 390/790 Fabrication Methodologies
Arch 392/792 Independent Study
Arch 497 Study Abroad: European Sustainability
Arch 497 Study Abroad: Sustainable City
Arch 497 Study Abroad: City as Artifact
Arch 497 Study Abroad: Paris Studio
Arch 497 Study Abroad: Paris Directed Research
Arch 533 Veil and Surface
Arch 533 Prefabrication and Surface Effect Theory
Arch 534 The City as Artifact
Arch 615/815 Spancrete Studio
Arch 716 Art of Detailing
Arch 790 EUA Revit/BIM Skills Workshop
Arch 825 BIM Studio

Selected Work
"Representation and Function: Teaching the Art of Detailing," On Architecture, the City, and Technology. Stoneham, MA; Butterworth-Heinemann.
"The Crisis of the Construction Patternbook," On Architecture, the City, and Technology. Stoneham, MA: Butterworth-Heinemann (with K. Keegan).
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"Making the Connection," Wisconsin Architect. "Rock of Ages," Wisconsin Architect.

"Creative Art vs. Craft Discipline: Teaching Architecture in Contemporary France" in Proceedings of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture Western Regional Meeting. Eugene: University of Oregon.

"Sense and Non-Sense in the Detail: 'In-Between' Formal Traditions and a 'Critical Regionalism'," Proceedings of the 78th Annual Meeting of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture. Washington, DC: ACSA Press.

"Culture, Production, and Process: Interpreting Resource Selection and Consumption in Design Practice," Proceedings of the 79th Annual Meeting of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture. Washington, DC: ACSA Press.

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