James Forren

Director/Associate Professor, School of Architecture


Email: james.forren@dal.ca
Phone: 902-410-3224
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

Education

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

Current Teaching (2023–24)

  • ARCH 1002: Introduction to Architecture 2
  • ARCH 6209: Material Investigation
  • ARCH 9015: MArch Thesis 2

Scholarly or Professional Memberships

  • Registered architect - Massachusetts