Martin Zogran a Senior Urban Designer at Sasaki Associates in Watertown, Massachusetts working in the international studio. Current projects include master planning and sustainable design guidelines for the Khalifa University of Science, Technology and Research in Abu Dhabi. Professor Zogran taught as an assistant professor of urban design at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design (GSD) from 2004 until 2010. Before joining the faculty full time in 2004, Professor Zogran was an urban designer and architect with the Cambridge firm, Chan Krieger & Associates, and a design critic at the Graduate School of Design, where he taught in the urban design core studio and offered seminars in urban theory. At Chan Krieger, he managed urban design and planning projects for the cities of Louisville, Davenport, New York, and Washington, DC working on long-term development plans, streetscapes, and public space design.
Professor Zogran received his B.A. degree, with majors in architecture and art history, from Rice University, after which he worked in Barcelona, Spain, for two years on large-scale urban projects in Europe and the United States, before returning to Rice to receive his B.Arch. Subsequently he worked in the offices of Rafael Vinoly and Margaret Helfand in New York City. Professor Zogran was head of his own architectural firm in New York before coming to the GSD to earn his M.A.U.D., which he received in 1999 with distinction. His work has been published in Domus, Interior Design, and Places magazines.