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  • Kent Hikida

    Part-time Assistant Professor

    Email
    hikidak@newschool.edu

    Office Location
    A - Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall - 66 West 12th Street

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    Kent Hikida

    Profile

    Kent Hikida, AIA is an architect and educator who lives in New York City. 
    He is a principal at The Switzer Group, focusing on interior architecture projects for corporate and higher education clients. 
    His prior work experience includes: Gensler, HLW, Gaetano Pesce Studio, Michael Sorkin Studio, and Steven Holl Architects. 
    He has taught at Parsons since 1998, and has taught courses in the AAS ID, MFA ID, and M.Arch programs. 
    He has taught at Pratt Institute since 1994, and has taught courses in the B.Arch, M.Arch, and Construction Management programs. 
    He a member of the AIA, holds an NCARB certificate, and is a licensed architect in New York, Maine, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Virginia. He is a LEED AP ID&C; CDT; and CCCA.
    Kent has lived in Manhattan since 1987, and in Greenwich Village since 1994.
    He has an M.Arch from Columbia University's GSAPP, and a BA in Architecture and Literature from Bennington College. 


    Degrees Held

    M.Arch, Columbia University GSAPP
    BA Architecture and Literature, Bennington College


    Professional Affiliation

    AIA New York City Chapter
    NCARB Certificate
    USGBC LEED AP ID&C
    CSI CDT and CCCA


    Research Interests

    Interior Architecture, Architecture, Interior Design, Sustainability, Design Management, Construction Management, Strategic Planning, Real Estate Strategy


    Current Courses

    Environmental Design

    ID Professional Practice

    ID Professional Practice (Spring 2020)

    Professional Practice

    Professional Practice (Spring 2020)

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