Thomas Phifer received the prestigious Rome Prize from the American Academy in Rome in 1996 and was awarded the Medal of Honor from the New York Chapter of the AIA in 2004. He was elected as an Academician of the National Academy of Design in 2011. In 2013, Thomas Phifer received the Arts and Letters Award in Architecture from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. This year, Thomas Phifer was honored by the New York Chapter of the AIA with the President’s Award and by Sir John Soane’s Museum Foundation. He also gave the 2016 keynote lecture at the Royal Institute of British Architects in London. Thomas Phifer is a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects.
Thomas Phifer has served as a visiting professor at numerous architecture schools, including the Columbia Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, Cooper Union, University of Southern California, University of Texas, and Cornell University College of Architecture, Art, and Planning. Thomas Phifer is currently appointed as the Louis I. Kahn Visiting Professor of Architectural Design at the Yale School of Architecture. Thomas Phifer received his Bachelor of Architecture in 1975 and his Master of Architecture in 1977, both from Clemson University.
M.Arch, Clemson University