Brett Schneider is educated as both an Architect and an Engineer. After earning his Bachelor degree from Williams College in Art History (with honors) and Astrophysics in 1994, Schneider pursued joint Masters degrees in architecture and structural engineering at Princeton University, graduating with a Masters in Engineering in 2000.
Schneider is currently an Associate Professor at the Rhode Island School of Design (Department of Architecture in the Division of Architecture and Design) and Lecturer in Architecture at the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University. He has previously been visiting faculty at Parsons The New School for Design (School of Constructed Environments), the College of Architecture, Art and Planning at Cornell University, and the Graduate School of Architecture Planning and Preservation at Columbia University.
Schneider is currently a Senior Associate at Guy Nordenson and Associates (structural engineers) in New York NY. He was the winner of the Lakefront Kiosk Competition for the 2015 Chicago Architectural Biennial and corresponding BP Prize with Aaron Forrest and Yasmin Vobis (Ultramoderne). Significant recent projects include Day’s End with the artist David Hammons for the Whitney Museum of American Art and the Menil Drawing Institute with Johnston MarkLee.