Title: SunCor Professor of Architecture and Urban Design
Office: DN 162D
Darren Petrucci is an architect in The Design School at Arizona State University where he runs an applied research lab: SCAPE (Systems Components Architectural Products + Environments). He is the founder and principal of A-I-R [Architecture-Infrastructure-Research] Inc. He received both a Master’s Degree in Architecture and a Master’s Degree of Architecture & Urban Design with distinction from Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design.
His design and research focuses on what he calls “Amenity Infrastructure” which develops new public/private urban infrastructures that facilitate multiple scales of public use within the contemporary city. He is a recipient of the New York Architecture League’s “Emerging Voices” award, the winner of a Progressive Architecture Award , a Record House Award, and two NCARB Prizes for excellence in teaching and practice. His work has been published in Architectural Record, Boston Home, Spaces (UK), KLUS (Serbia), Metropolis Magazine, Places Journal, Architecture Magazine, a+t Architecture and Technology, Metro Magazine, Sprawl and Public Space published by the National Endowment for the Arts with Princeton Architectural Press, Re-Envisioning Landscape/Architecture. Actar Press, Phoenix: 21st Century City, United Kingdom, Vernacular Architecture and Regional Design, Architectural Press. His work has been exhibited in Arizona, New York, and Spain.