Mario Gandelsonas

Role
Architecture, urbanism and sustainability
Title
Class of 1913 Lecturer in Architecture. Professor of Architecture. Director, Program in Urban Studies.
Bio/Description

Mario Gandelsonas is the Class of 1913 Lecturer in Architecture, professor of architecture, and the director of the program in Urban Studies. In 2005, his firm developed a Master Plan for the South Amboy Greenbelt in New Jersey, one of the goals of which was to balance economic development with sustainability, such as identifying and preserving environmentally sensitive areas, encouraging sustainable land use practices, and increase renewable energy sources. He holds a position on the High Meadows Environmental Institute’s (HMEI) Faculty Advisory Committee and is an HMEI Associated Faculty. He is also affiliated with HMEI’s Grand Challenges Program.