Born in Frontier, Saskatchewan in 1955, Colin Cathcart received a Bachelor of Environmental Studies from the University of Waterloo in 1978 and was awarded the AIA Medal upon receiving his Master of Architecture from Columbia University in 1983.

Colin joined with Gregory Kiss in 1983 to form Kiss + Cathcart Architects based on high standards of design, economy, ecology. He has many successful green projects, including: Stuyvesant Cove Environmental Learning Center (2010), Pitt Street Residence on Houston Street, New York (2008), Aljira, a Center for Contemporary Art in Newark, NJ (2002), New Museum of Contemporary Art in Soho, New York City (1997), feasibility and urban planning studies for the Regional Plan Association, Photovoltaic production facilities for Chronar Corporation in New York and Alabama, and numerous private lofts and houses in New York and Canada.

Colin is an associate professor at Fordham University, where he has served on the executive committee of the Urban Studies program, as Associate Director of the Environmental Studies Program, and developed cross-disciplinary Pre-Architecture program.

Recent Awards

  • 2013 American Society of Landscape Architects Landscape Architectural Design Honor Award
  • 2010 Curbed Award for Adventures in Urban Planning

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