Conrad Kickert

Associate Professor
Department of Architecture - Hayes Hall 213 - 716-829-5330

Conrad Kickert headshot.

Conrad Kickert has a background in urbanism and architecture from the TU Delft (Netherlands) and holds a PhD in architecture from the University of Michigan. He has worked as an urban researcher and designer for various design offices, property developers and non-profit organizations in The Netherlands, the United Kingdom and the United States. His research studies the evolving relationship between urban form, urban life and the urban economy.

Dr. Kickert has authored award-winning articles and books on these topics, including articles for the Journal of Urban Studies and the London School of Economics, an Oxford University bibliography, the recent monograph "Dream City - Creation, Destruction and Reinvention" with MIT Press and an upcoming book on frontages with Routledge. Among others, his work has been supported by the National Endowment for the Arts, the Ax:son Johnson Foundation, UBER, the Haile/US Bank Foundation and the Mellon Foundation. He regularly discusses urban topics at universities, debates and news venues across the globe - but he remains firmly rooted in making a positive impact in the Buffalo region.