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    Susan Conger-Austin

    Susan Conger-Austin

    Studio Professor
    Director of Foreign Affairs
    Principal, S. Conger Architects


    Office Hours:
    Phone: 312.567.3258
    Fax: 312.567.5820
    Email: conger@iit.edu
    Web: S. Conger Architects, LLC


    • Architectural Design and Theory


    • M.Arch., Princeton University
    • B.A. Economics and Art History (double major), Stanford University

    Curriculum Vitae

    Courses Taught

    Research & Major Accomplishments

    With a two-year grant from the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation, Susan Conger-Austin is studying how the physical environment supports and transforms teaching and learning.

    She has also participated in an international design workshop in Santiago, Chile during summer 2010 with five other universities from Spain, Brazil and Chile.

    Conger-Austin has lectured at the Universidad Major in Santiago, Chile.

    Current Projects

    • Gallery for contemporary Japanese prints under construction


    • 2008 Fulbright Senior Specialist Grant to teach at Universidad Mayor in Santiago, Chile
    • 2002 Notable Design Winner Chicago Public Schools Design Competition, Small Schools Competition



    Selected Publications

    Article in architectural journal, SPAM_arq, published by SPAM_arq ediciones, Santiago, Chile. Article co-authored by Isabel Deves and Andres Elton entitled: “The Legacy of Crown Hall”.

    Article in 306090, an architectural journal published by Princeton Architectural Press. Topic: The Blurring of Landscape Design and Architecture in Architectural Education

    Professional Society Memberships

    Editorial Board Service

    Professional Society Service

    Grants and Fellowships

    Community Service