Wendy Kohn holds a B.A. in History from Yale University, and a Master’s of Architecture from Harvard’s Graduate School of Design. She has practiced architecture, taught, and written about architecture and urbanism in the US and Canada.
She is co-author, with Moshe Safdie, of The City After the Automobile, and author of Moshe Safdie, a monograph of the architect’s work. She is co-author of Campus and Community, a study of approaches to campus design and education buildings by Moore Ruble Yudell Architects, as well as Building in Berlin, also on the work of Moore Ruble Yudell Architects. She wrote the “Negotiations” column regularly for My House magazine, and her architecture and writing have been seen in The Wilson Quarterly, The Boston Book Review, ArcCA, 02138, Kitchen & Bath, and the Harvard Design Magazine.
She has served as a mayoral appointee to the Lower Downtown Design and Demolition Review Board in Denver, Colorado, served on the Editorial Board of ArcCA, the journal of the AIA, California Council, and on the Board of the Colorado Community Design Network. She has been a regular panelist, presenter, and moderator at conferences on architecture and urbanism, and chaired Colorado Tomorrow, focusing on the state’s sustainable development future.
Wendy has taught at the Boston Architectural Center, the University of Colorado College of Architecture and Planning Master’s Degree program, as a guest lecturer at UCLA’s Department of Urban Planning, as well as served on design juries at Harvard, MIT, UCLA, Sci-Arc, UC Berkeley, Rice University, Cal Poly Pomona, and the University of Colorado, Denver.
Wendy worked with Moore Ruble Yudell, Architects and Planners, in Santa Monica, California, and Moshe Safdie and Associates in Somerville, Massachusetts. Wendy Kohn Design has completed projects in the San Francisco Bay area, the Los Angeles area, and the greater Boston area.