Robert Levit is Associate Professor of Architecture, former Director of the Master of Urban Design Program at the University of Toronto and partner in the firm Khoury Levit Fong. He has won several awards and international recognition for his design work as a principal of KLF, RAL Studio, and L*IS. These include most recently first place winning submissions for the Planning Exhibition Hall of Changzhi, China and the GLOW competition to illuminate Copley Square, Boston. Prior awards have included winning entries for the Flemington Jewish Community Centre, Flemington, N.J., the Coptic Canadian Village, Toronto, ON, and the Museum of Contemporary Art and Exhibition Hall, Shenzhen, China. . His urban design work has included urban density studies for the Province of Ontario, and new town designs in Shanxi Province and on Hainan Island, China. Levit is the author of numerous articles that have appeared in professional and academic journals, including Appendx, Architectural Review, Assemblage, Betonart: Beton ve Mimarlik, Canadian Architect, Casabella, Harvard Design Magazine and the Journal of Architecture (RIBA),and have appeared as book chapters and in anthologies. Levit is a graduate of Harvard Graduate School of Design and Columbia College.