Elizabeth Danze, FAIA


School of Architecture

UT Austin

Elizabeth Danze is a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects and a professor at The University of Texas at Austin School of Architecture, where she holds the Bartlett Cocke Regents Professorship in Architecture and the Gene Edward Mikeska Endowed Chair for Interior Design. Danze received a Bachelor of Architecture degree from The University of Texas at Austin, and a Master of Architecture Post Professional degree from Yale University. A principal with the award-winning firm Danze Blood Architects, Danze's work integrates practice and theory across disciplines by examining the convergence of sociology and psychology with the tangibles of space and construction. At The University of Texas at Austin's School of Architecture, she has served as Interim Dean, Associate Dean for Graduate Programs, and Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs. Danze is co-editor of Architecture and Feminism and co-editor and author of CENTER 9: Regarding the Proper and Psychoanalysis and Architecture, The Annual of Psychoanalysis, Volume 33, and CENTER 17: Space and Psyche. She is the architect advisor to the American Psychoanalytic Association's Committee on Psychoanalysis and the Academy. Danze is the recipient of The University of Texas System Regents' Outstanding Teaching Award, the Texas Society of Architects Edward J. Romieniec Award for Outstanding Educational Contributions, is a member of The University of Texas Academy of Distinguished Teachers and a Distinguished Professor of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture.