David Heymann

Contributing Writer

David Heymann is a columnist for Places. He is an architect, and the Harwell Hamilton Harris Regents Professor in Architecture at the University of Texas, Austin.

The focus of Heymann’s writing, research, and practice is the relationship of buildings (and other constructions) and landscapes, particularly natural landscapes. He the author of the books My Beautiful City Austin and the forthcoming John S. Chase – the Chase Residence. Heymann’s architectural work has been variously published and recognized with design honors, including selection for Emerging Voices by The Architecture League of New York. He has been a visiting scholar at the Dora Maar House, the Rockefeller Bellagio Center, and the Bogliasco Foundation Liguria Study Center, and a participant in The Arctic Circle program. Heymann’s teaching has been recognized with numerous awards. He is an ACSA and University of Texas Distinguished Teaching Professor, and a member of the College of Fellows of the AIA.