Gabriel Smith is a Director at Thomas Phifer and Partners in New York City where he has helped build the practice and driven the design of complex national and international projects in the public realm for arts, education, commercial and government clients. His works have earned twenty American Institute of Architects Design Awards and he was elected to the AIA College of Fellows for his contributions as a designer. His recent projects include the Glenstone Museum, the Museum of Modern Art Warsaw and a tower in Bogota Colombia. Gabriel is a LEED AP with experience on net-zero, LEED Platinum and Sustainable Sites projects.
Gabriel started his professional career in London at SOM and Norman Foster’s office and later moved to Eskew+Dumez+Ripple Architects in New Orleans, where he served as Project Architect on cultural projects for a decade. While at EDR, Gabriel also designed furniture and taught design at Tulane University. More recently he has served as an adjunct professor, visiting critic or lecturer at Columbia, Parsons, Harvard, Syracuse, and Cornell. He is a graduate of the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts and holds degrees in architecture from The Graduate School of Design at Harvard and Tulane University School of Architecture.