Robert Gerard Pietrusko is a Lecturer of Urban Planning and Design and Landscape Architecture at Harvard University's Graduate School of Design, where his teaching and research focuses on data visualization, critical cartography, and geospatial representation.
His design work has been exhibited at the MoMA, SFMOMA, The Foundation Cartier, and the Venice Architecture Biennale, among others, and has been featured in Metropolis, Architectural Record, and Domus. Recently, Gerard co-founded the metaLAB(at)Harvard, where he explores the role of data visualization and experimental exhibitions within new modes of scholarship.
Previously, Gerard was a Junior Architect and project manager at Diller Scofidio + Renfro in New York, and an Adjunct Associate Research Scholar at Columbia University's Spatial Information Design Lab (SIDL). From 2004 through 2007, he was a Senior Information Designer at the Parsons Institute for Information Mapping (PIIM) at The New School. In 2011, he was an artist-in-residence at the ZKM Center for Art in Media in Karlsruhe, Germany, and an artist-in-residence at the Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC) at RPI in Troy, NY.
Gerard holds a Bachelor of Music in Music Synthesis from the Berklee College of Music; a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering completed at Villanova University's Center for Nonlinear Dynamics; and a Master of Architecture from the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University.
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