James Forren

Associate Professor; Director of the School of Architecture

Email: james.forren@dal.ca
Phone: 902-494-6135
Fax: 902-423-6672
Mailing Address: 
5410 Spring Garden Road
Halifax, NS, Canada B3H 4R2
Research Topics:
  • computation in architecture
  • innovative building processes
  • materials research
  • rethinking technology
  • social aspects of architectural technology
  • design-build
  • public interest design
  • architectural experience and perception
  • contemplative space
  • spaces of memory
  • critical reflections on architectural history and theory
  • design methodology


  • BA (Wesleyan University)
  • MArch (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Current Teaching (2021–22)

(on leave)

Scholarly or Professional Memberships

  • Registered architect - Massachusetts