June Komisar

Associate Professor Faculty of Engineering and Architectural Science Department of Architectural Science Toronto, Ontario jkomisar@ryerson.ca Office: (416) 979-5000 ext. 6505

Bio/Research

June Komisar is a registered architect in Massachusetts and an Associate Professor in the Department of Architectural Science at Ryerson. She holds an M.Arch. (Yale) and a doctorate in architecture, specializing in history and theory (Michigan). Recently, she has been introducing urban agricult...

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Bio/Research

June Komisar is a registered architect in Massachusetts and an Associate Professor in the Department of Architectural Science at Ryerson. She holds an M.Arch. (Yale) and a doctorate in architecture, specializing in history and theory (Michigan). Recently, she has been introducing urban agriculture issues into the architectural curriculum: June recently taught the courses "Designing the Productive City: Architecture and Urban Agriculture," and the graduate design studio called the "Post-Carbon Communities Studio."

She is also a mentor for thesis students working with food issues in their design projects. These thesis projects have included an urban farm, a slow food cooking school, a greenhouse and market complex under an elevated highway, and a cooperative housing complex with a community garden. She is a member of the Toronto Food Policy Council and a co-curator for the exhibit Carrot City: Designing for Urban Agriculture (www.ryerson.ca/carrotcity). She is also a board member of ICOMOS Canada ESC, and on the Scientific Committee od the 2nd International Conference on Heritage and Sustainable development - HERITAGE 2010, sponsored by the Greenlines Institute.


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