Yusef Dennis

Yusef Dennis is a senior architect at the Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA) in New York City where he has led numerous projects, including the winning proposal for the 11th Street Bridge Park in Washington, DC. His experience and interest in architecture has been driven by seeking new typologies, using innovative material systems, and tapping into new building techniques in the industry.

Dennis received a master of science in advance architectural design from Columbia University's Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation, and a master of architecture from Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Classes (Selected)

  • ARCH 5114 1st Year M.Arch. Design StudioFocus on the development of architectural ideas in constructed, material form. The studio explores emergent topics and constructive methods in contemporary architectural practice. Design study includes the creation of a comprehensive set of representations that describes an architectural project in detail. Students work in collaborative groups and in consultation with advisors drawn from professional practice to develop a project that engages a complex range of topical areas, including: structural and environmental systems, building envelope systems, materiality and construction, life-safety planning, and sustainability.