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Professor of Architecture | University of Kansas

Co-founder | Dotte Agency

Shannon Criss


Shannon is a Professor of Architecture at the University of Kansas and co-founder of Dotte Agency, a multi-disciplinary design collaborative that enables community engagement processes to create an architecture that serves the greater good. She has been awarded grants to develop and deliver design solutions that shape the built environment in order to improve public health. Her writings have appeared in Good Deeds, Good Design: Community Service Through Architecture, Design Build Education in North America, Plan Journal, All-Inclusive Engagement in Architecture and received national awards from ACSA Collaborative Practice Award and IARSCLE Public Scholarship Award. She holds a B.Arch from Kansas State University and an M.Arch from the Harvard Graduate School of Design.