Architect | Educator | Author | Speaker
Randy Deutsch AIA, LEED AP is an architect, educator, author and speaker. A licensed architect having designed +100 large, complex sustainable projects for which he received the AIA Young Architect Award Chicago, since 2011 Randy has authored four books, most recently Convergence: The Redesign of Design (AD, 2017,) and Superusers: Design Technology Specialists and the Future of Practice (Routledge, 2019.)
He has two forthcoming books, Think Like An Architect: How to develop critical, creative, and collaborative problem-solving skills (RIBA 2020) and Adapt As An Architect: A Career Companion (RIBA 2021). In addition to teaching at University of Illinois at Chicago starting in 2001 and University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign starting in 2012, for the past three years Randy served as Associate Director for Graduate Studies in the School of Architecture. Randy previously served on the AIA Chicago Board as Director and Vice President; on ARCHITECT Magazine’s 2018 R+D jury; and led an annual Executive Education program at Harvard GSD.