The University of Texas at Austin School of Architecture

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Terry Kahn

Associate Dean, Office of the Dean of Graduate Studies
David Bruton Jr. Centennial Professor in Urban Design


MAI 101 | office
+1 512 232 3634 | phone

The University of Texas at Austin
School of Architecture
310 Inner Campus Drive Stop B7500
Austin, TX 78712-1009


B.B.A., University of Texas at Austin, 1964 M.B.A., 1965 Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley, 1970

areas of interest

Quantitative Methods; Public and Private Land Development Process; Housing Demand and Production
Dr. Kahn has earned several School of Architecture and Texas Excellence Teaching Awards, and in 1996, received the University Outstanding Graduate Teacher Award. He received the University's highest teaching honor by being selected as a member of the elite Academy of Distinguished Teachers. Kahn has written on non-traditional employment of planning graduates and served as editor for Center 6: A Journal for Architecture in America, "Architecture vs. Planning: Collision and Collaboration in the Design of American Cities," and has written and lectured on a breadth of planning topics. Dr. Kahn is the administrator in charge of the University's requirement that all dissertations be submitted in digital format. His current research is focused on the opportunity cost of large scale community project expenditures.