Cory HenryFrances and Gilbert P. Schafer Visiting Professor of Architecture
Cory is an architectural practitioner and educator based in Los Angeles, California. He is the son of Jamaican immigrants and raised in The Bronx, New York. Cory founded his eponymous interdisciplinary design studio, Atelier Cory Henry, and has developed a reputation as a contextually sensitive designer, with a strong commitment to addressing contemporary urban conditions through a combination of poetic design solutions, artistic sensibilities, and socially conscious ideals. Prior to Atelier Cory Henry, he worked with several renowned architecture firms including Michael Graves and Associates, and has contributed to award winning designs in residential, commercial, institutional, and urban planning projects that spans 3 continents.
Along with practice, Cory is active in academia; awarded the Kea Distinguished Professor at the University of Maryland, and has taught at Syracuse University, The University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Design, The University of Southern California, Penn State University, and is affiliate faculty at The University of Oklahoma.
Cory received a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Drexel University, conducted design research in new media art, immersive environments and emergent technologies at the Southern California Institute of Architecture, and earned a Master of Architecture and Urbanism degree from Cornell University.