June Williamson’s Bio

Architect June Williamson is Department Chair and Associate Professor at the City College of New York’s Spitzer School of Architecture. She is coauthor with Ellen Dunham-Jones of “Case Studies in Retrofitting Suburbia: Urban Design Strategies for Urgent Challenges,” next in the Retrofitting Suburbia series from Wiley. She wrote “Designing Suburban Futures: New Models from Build a Better Burb,” documenting the 2010 urban design ideas competition for Long Island. A frequent speaker and consultant, her writing is also published in the books “The Once and Future Shopping Mall,” “Retrofitting Sprawl,” “Social Justice in Diverse Suburbs,” and “Independent for Life: Homes and Neighborhoods for an Aging America,” as well as many journals, magazines, and blogs. Now based in New York City, she has also consulted, practiced, and taught architecture and urban design in Los Angeles, Atlanta, Salt Lake City, and Boston.