Tobias Armborst

Professor of Art

Tobias Armborst is an architect and urban designer who teaches courses in architectural design, urban design and urban studies. He encourages students to develop proposals out of careful observation of their immediate environment, and to find opportunities for architectural and social engagement in everyday places. Tobias is also Principal and Co-founder of Interboro Partners, a Brooklyn-based architecture, planning, and research firm that has won many awards for its innovative projects, including the MoMA PS1 Young Architects Program, the Architectural League’s Emerging Voices and Young Architects Awards, and the New Practices Award from the AIA. Tobias received a Master of Architecture in Urban Design with Distinction from the Harvard Graduate School of Design, and a Diplom-Ingenieur from the Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen, Germany.

MA, Harvard University
At Vassar since 2008

Contact

845-437-7030
Taylor Hall
Box 36

Research and Academic Interests

Architectural Design
Urban Design
Urban Studies

Departments and Programs

Courses

ART 275 Architectural Design I
ART 375 Architectural Design III
URBS 275 Architectural Design I
URBS 375 Architectural Design III

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Tobias Armborst
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Tobias Armborst
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