Architect, EarthRise design

Donald Watson


Donald Watson, FAIA is an architect with EarthRise design and author, Professor and Dean Emeritus at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute School of Architecture. Author of many professional texts, including Time-Saver Standards for Architecture (2005) and Urban Design (2003), and Design for Flooding: Resilience to Climate Change (2011) with co-author Michele Adams. He received the 2002 USGBC Leadership Award and AIA Presidential Citation as a founding member of C.O.T.E., and the 2014 ASES Solar Pioneer Award.