Stephen Gray AIA

Principal/ Faculty, Grayscale Collaborative/ Harvard Graduate School of Design

Stephen Gray is an Assistant Professor of Urban Design at Harvard Graduate School of Design. His interests center on political and cultural contexts of urban design; socio-ecological urban design approaches to urban resilience; and the intersectionality of humanitarian aid and urban design. Current projects include the Harvard-Mellon Urban Initiative where his team blends archival and design research to foreground systemic racism in physical infrastructures of Boston; process design for the co-creation of child-focused spaces with Syrian refugees; and research with the World Bank examining the interconnectedness of social, natural, and spatial systems as they relate to informality, vulnerability, and resilience.