School of Architecture: Faculty & Staff

Gabriel Fuentes


Assistant Professor
(570) 961-4536 ext. 4537
Office: Cntr for Architecture Studies 232

M.S. in Architecture and Urban Design | Columbia University
M.ARCH | Florida International University
B.A. in Architecture | Florida International University

Gabriel Fuentes joined the school as a tenure-track Assistant Professor in 2014. In addition to teaching architectural design studio, he coordinates the history and theory curriculum and teaches seminars on urbanism and mapping. In 2010, he founded New York City-based Design Action Studio for Research, Architecture + Urbanism (DA | S) - a research-driven, interdisciplinary, and collaborative design practice that engages the built environment at multiple scales. 

As a designer, writer, and educator his work has been widely recognized. He has presented his research both nationally and internationally, including: the 2014 ACSA conference (Globalizing Architecture), the 2013 National Conference on the Beginning Design Student Conference, the 2011 Cuba Futures Conference, and the 2010 ACSA Fall Conference (Urban/Suburban Identity). He has published a book chapter on Cuban Modern Architecture as well as an article on developing world urbanism in the December 2013 issue of the Journal of Space Syntax. 

To learn more about his work, see his website: