June Williamson

Chair of Architecture and Associate Professor, Spitzer School of Architecture, The City College of New York

June Williamson is a Registered Architect, Chair of Architecture and Associate Professor at the Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture at The City College of New York. She is author of “Designing Suburban Futures: New Models from Build a Better Burb” and co-author with Ellen Dunham-Jones of the award-winning “Retrofitting Suburbia: Urban Design Solutions for Redesigning Suburbs.” A follow-up volume “The Retrofitting Suburbia Case Studies,” is forthcoming. A frequent speaker and consultant, her writing is published in the books “Retrofitting Sprawl,” “Social Justice in Diverse Suburbs,” “Independent for Life: Homes and Neighborhoods for an Aging America,” and others, as well as numerous journals, magazines, and blogs. She organized the “Build a Better Burb: Be Bold” and “ParkingPLUS” urban design challenges for Long Island’s Rauch Foundation (http://buildabetterburb.org/). Over a 30-year career, she has practiced and taught architecture and urban design in New York City, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Salt Lake City, and Boston. Williamson received a B.A. with Distinction in Architecture from Yale University, an M.Arch. from MIT, and an M.U.P. in Urban Design from The City College of New York.