Jonathan Stitelman

Jonathan Stitelman works across art, architecture, and urban design with projects ranging in scale from skyscrapers to schools, exhibitions to agricultural buildings, and furniture to hyperbolic regional scale infrastructure. His design research deals with refugee resettlement, issues of representation and craft, everyday urbanism, and transportation planning. He has taught undergraduate and graduate design studios in both architecture and urban design at Washington University in St. Louis, where he was a visiting assistant professor. In the summer of 2016, he led the Feast of Facades, a public art program of the group show Ellipsis at the Pulitzer Arts Foundation, exploring architectural phenomenology, the limitations of representation, and modes of actively engaging the world. He is part of the St. Louis Alley Lovers, an artist collective dealing with material reuse and city identity. He holds a master of architecture and master of urban design from Washington University in St. Louis, where he graduated with honors and was a Danforth Scholar. He holds bachelor of arts degrees in art history and psychology from the University of Vermont. He is the chair of the Green Practices Commission, a sustainable urbanism advisory board, of University City, Missouri.

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  • ARCH 3308/6308 Special Topics In Theory: Between a Model and a Flag: Architecture, Power, and the StateThis course addresses pertinent issues relative to the subject of Theory of Architecture. The instructor(s) of the course are drawn from the permanent and visiting faculty who may either broadly or narrowly define the course's scope and content. For precise content please see the Architecture Department webpage .