Adam Modesitt’s interests focus on adapting, hybridizing, and repositioning digital workflows to reengage architecture’s traditions and histories. He has taught previously at the New Jersey Institute of Technology and the Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation.
Prior to teaching full time, he was a project director at SHoP Architects, overseeing a broad range of projects, from the master plan of Konza City, Kenya, to a proposed redesign of LGA airport, to a million square foot cultural building in downtown Detroit. He was also a project manager of the Barclays Center Arena, in Brooklyn, where he led the design and implementation of the building’s panelized facade. He has also held positions at Preston Scott Cohen Inc. in Cambridge, MA, and Foster + Partners, in London. Modesitt holds a Bachelor of Arts in Physics from Wesleyan University and a Master of Architecture from Harvard University.