Stan Allen is an architect and George Dutton ’27 Professor of Architecture at Princeton University. In 1991 he established an independent practice and since that time has pursued parallel careers as architect, educator and writer. He has taught at Harvard, Columbia and Princeton, and served as Dean of the School of Architecture at Princeton from 2002 – 2012. His practice SAA/Stan Allen Architect has realised buildings and urban projects in the United States, South America and Asia. His work has been recognised with numerous P/A and AIA Awards, as well as the John Q. Hejduk Award from the Cooper Union, and an Academy Award in Architecture from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. His architectural work is published in Points + Lines: Diagrams and Projects for the City and his essays in Practice: Architecture, Technique and Representation. The edited volume Landform Building: Architecture’s New Terrain was published by Lars Müller in 2011, and his most recent book is Situated Objects, published by Park Books in 2000.