The Cooper Union
School of Architecture
Recent Projects
System Wien
La Chute
World Center
The Storm
Radical Reconstruction

Professor Woods teaches ARCH 141, Design IV, and Advanced Concepts seminars. He has previously taught ARCH 151, Thesis Design Studio.

After working for Eero Saarinen and Associates and going into private practice, Lebbeus Woods has concentrated on theory and experimental work since 1976. He is the co-Founder and Scientific Director of, an institute devoted to the advancement of experimental architectural thought and practice. His most recent books are Radical Reconstruction (Princeton Architectural Press, 1997), The Storm and The Fall (Princeton Architectural Press, 2003), and System Wien (Hatje Cantz/MAK, 2005). He is a recipient of the Chrysler Award for Innovation in Design and his works are in public collections, including the Museum of Modern Art, New York; the Cooper–Hewitt National Design Museum; the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; the Cartier Foundation for Contemporary Art, Paris; the Austrian Museum of Applied Art, Vienna; the Carnegie Museum of Art, and the Getty Research Institute for the Arts and Humanities.

Professor, Proportional-Time Faculty