Jeffrey Klug is the co- founder of the firm BUTZ + KLUG Architecture, a Boston-based architecture firm. He received his Bachelor’s in Environmental Design form Auburn University, studied Architecture at the University of Virginia and received his Master in Architecture from the Harvard University Graduate School of Design. He also studied Urban Design at Cornell University. He is the author of several articles published in Zone, the Cornell Journal of Architecture, and the AIA New York magazine. The firm’s work has been the recipient of several international awards for furniture design as well as architectural design and has been published in Design Bureau Magazine, Dwell, Design New England, the Boston Globe and Boston Homes Magazine. He has taught architectural design at Yale, MIT, and the ETH in Zurich, Switzerland. He is currently Faculty Director of Career Discovery at the Harvard University GSD.
Jeffrey KlugFaculty Director, Career Discovery Program
Stephen GrayLead Faculty, Urban Planning & Design
Stephen Gray is Assistant Professor of Urban Design, Associate Director on the Board of the Boston Society of Architects (BSA), and he has been tapped to serve on several Urban Land Institute (ULI) advisory panels. His interests center on the intersection of design and engagement as tools for empowerment as well as drivers for the production of progressive urbanism.
Danielle ChoiLead Faculty, Landscape Architecture
Danielle’s interest in landscape architecture lies in the interaction of natural systems and the inherited infrastructure of 20th century urbanization. A senior associate at Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates (MVVA), she contributes her skill in facilitating the dialogue between research, analysis, and design to many MVVA projects. Since 2011, Danielle has managed the Waller Creek project in Austin, Texas—the restoration of an urban creek and its 28-acre sub-watershed. Danielle has taught urban design studio at Columbia University, and she has been a visiting critic at Louisiana State University, Rutgers University, University of Illinois, and Utrecht University. She received a Bachelor of Arts in art history from the University of Chicago, and earned a Masters in Landscape Architecture from Harvard’s Graduate School of Design, receiving the Jacob Weidenmann graduation award for excellence in design. Prior to joining MVVA in 2009, Danielle practiced landscape architecture in Berlin with TOPOTEK 1.
Jenny FrenchLead Faculty, Architecture
Jenny French is a Design Critic in Architecture at the GSD and a founding partner of the Boston-based studio, French 2D (www.french2d.com). French 2D’s work explores a wide disciplinary range – from new models of urban living, including micro-housing and co-housing, to installations intersecting art, identity, and information. French 2D’s work has been published in Arch Daily, Architectural Record, and exhibited at MoMA, the BSA, and the 13th Venice Architecture Biennale.
The design studios are facilitated by instructors who are advanced Harvard GSD students or recent graduates.