Paul C. King, RA, AIA, SARA a licensed Architect since 1988 holds degrees in Architecture, Landscape Architecture and a Masters of Urban Design all from the City College of New York.

He began his career in Architecture at Davis Brody & Associates a design oriented Architectural firm in New York where he gained an expertise in the development and design of major laboratory and academic facilities including Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Cancer Research Center, The Biotech Center at Cornell University, the Cornell Veterinary  School of Medicine and SUNY Buffalo’s Science and Mathematics Complex.

As a pioneer in the use of Computers in the profession, he was instrumental in the development and dissemination of new techniques that used Computer Aided Design Software for the first time to complete architectural presentation and working drawings.  His use of computer generated 3d renderings helped Davis Brody win several major competitions including commissions for both AT & T Bell Laboratories in Lehigh Valley New Jersey and Lincoln Center in New York.

In the early 90’s he leveraged his singular skill set of Architect, Teacher and Technologist to form CADD Management Consulting, Inc. where as President he expanded his role of transitioning the profession of Architecture from traditional hand drawing to the proper implementation and management of computer based methodologies.  Providing consulting services on projects that included Landscape Architect  and Urban Planners the Olin Partnership, Pei Cobb Freed Architects and Abel Bainnson Butz he was involved in major urban planning initiatives including the new campus development plans for Stanford University in California and Hudson River Park in New York City.

Professor King began his teaching career in the late 80’s and has served an adjunct professor at the City College of New York, Parsons School of Design and New York City College of Technology.  In the fall of 2007 he accepted a full time position as Assistant Professor in the Department of Architectural Technology at New York City College of Technology where his varied expertise allows him to teach a wide range of courses including Design Studio, Urban Planning, Site Planning, Building Technology and Computer Technology Courses.

He believes strongly that architectural analysis and problem solving skills can be applied successfully to a wide range of teaching strategies and disciplines and he has applied these ideas to the development of High School Curricula. He co-authored Integrated Projects a course mixing elements of Architecture, Structural Engineering and Information Technology and the wrote a course in Math Applications that uses real world scenarios to teach concepts of Algebra and Trigonometry. 

Professor King provides leadership both as an educator and as a professional.  He co-leads faculty development workshops on the “Reflective Teaching Portfolio” and has made presentations and run workshops on the topic at other colleges and conferences.  In January of 2011 he took over as President of the New York Chapter of the Society of American Registered Architects.  SARA is a national and professional organization founded in 1956 which promotes activities that foster the credo of “Architect helping Architect”. He remains current on technological advances in Computer Aided and continues to provide consulting services to the profession.

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