Susan C. Piedmont-Palladino
Susan C. Piedmont-Palladino is an architect, a professor of architecture at Virginia Tech’s Washington/Alexandria Architecture Consortium (WAAC), and a curator at the National Building Museum. She is the Coordinator of the new graduate program in Urban Design at the WAAC. At the National Building Museum, she was most recently the curator of the Intelligent Cities initiative. Her Intelligent Cities book was published in December 2011. Previously she curated Green Community and Tools of the Imagination: Drawing Tools and Technologies from the Eighteenth Century to the Present. She is the author of three previous books, Devil’s Workshop: 25 Years of Jersey Devil Architecture, with Mark Alden Branch, and Tools of the Imagination: Drawing Tools and Technologies from the Eighteenth Century to the Present, the companion book to the exhibition, both published by Princeton Architectural Press. With Tim Mennell she co-edited the companion book for Green Community, published by the American Planning Association. Susan received her Master of Architecture from Virginia Tech and her Bachelor of Arts in the History of Art from The College of William and Mary. She lectures and writes regularly on sustainability, American urbanism, design-build, and architectural education.