Dana Cuff is a professor of architecture at the UCLA where she is also Director of cityLAB, an award-winning think tank that explores design innovations in the emerging metropolis (www.cityLAB.aud.ucla.edu). Since receiving her Ph.D. in Architecture from Berkeley, Cuff has published and lectured widely about urban design, the architectural profession, affordable housing, and spatially embedded computing. She is author of several books, including The Provisional City about housing in Los Angeles, and Fast-Forward Urbanism. She heads a major program at UCLA called the Urban Humanities Initiative, funded by the Mellon Foundation.
The Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning at the University of Michigan is a leader in interdisciplinary education and research with a focus on creating a more beautiful, inclusive and better built environment. The college and its alumni are committed to pushing the boundaries of architectural practice, advancing global engagement, and significantly enhancing diversity in the profession. The college offers the following degrees: Bachelor of Science in Architecture, Master of Architecture, Master of Science in Architecture, Master of Urban Planning, Master of Urban Design, and PhD programs.