MATTHEW BRYDEN USELMAN

Matthew Bryden Uselman graduated with honors from the University of Arkansas (Bachelor of Architecture) in Fayetteville and Columbia University (Master of Architecture) in New York City.  He has over 15 years of experience working on diverse national and international projects for the world’s most respected and celebrated architects working today.  Mr. Uselman’s aim is to combine the diverse lessons and experiences from his tenure with those offices and forge a new aesthetic energy and optimism in his practice where the unique values of architectural thinking and creative problem solving can serve client needs as well the environmental challenges we face as a collective.

Matthew has served as a Lead Project Designer at Steven Holl Architects in New York City where he worked directly with Mr. Holl to help design and develop the Sky-Bridge component of Linked Hybrid Housing, a 220,000 SM pedestrian-oriented residential housing project built in 2009 in Beijing, China.  Matthew has also worked directly with Michele Saee, where he was a Lead Designer on Drugstore Publicis, a fashion-forward retail epicenter located and built in 2001 on Avenue des Champs Elysees in Paris, France.  He has also contributed to various realized and unrealized projects with Richard Meier & Partners, Enrique Norten and Andrew Zago that have been widely published and awarded as examples of progressive architectural design.

A NCARB-certified Registered Architect and member of The American Institute of Architects, Matthew lives in Manhattan, travels regularly and contributes to academia as an invited critic.

EDUCATION

Columbia University
Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, 2003

University of Arkansas
School of Architecture, 1998

TEACHING

University of Pennsylvania
University of Southern California
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

REX
Steven Holl Architects
Richard Meier & Partners
Enrique Norten / TEN
Andrew Zago Architecture
Michele Saee / BUILDING inc.

ASSOCIATIONS

The American Institute of Architects Columbia University Alumni Assoc.

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