Kevin Alter is the Associate Dean for Graduate Programs, Academic Director for Architecture Programs, Sid W. Richardson Centennial Professor of Architecture, Director of the Summer Academy in Architecture, and Associate Director of the Center for American Architecture and Design at The University of Texas at Austin School of Architecture. He is founder of Austin-based firm, alterstudio architects, which has received more than 30 design awards and been published internationally. He is a graduate of Bennington College and of Harvard University and has practiced professionally in Massachusetts, New York, and Texas.
He teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in design, construction and architectural theory. He has been a Visiting Critic, Reviewer, Lecturer and Visiting Professor at several institutions around the world. He has edited several books and publications and curated a number of exhibitions.
Alter lives in Austin, TX.
Kevin Alter Editited twelve published books and his writing has appeared in several books such as Architecture, Progressive Architecture, and Architectural Design, among other journals and books. He has also been a visiting critic, reviewer and lecturer at dozens of institutions around the world.