Professor of Practice, Architecture
Lonn Combs studied architecture at the University of Kentucky in the United States, where he received his first professional degree in architecture in 1992. He later received a post-professional degree at Columbia University in New York City, in 2001.
Lonn Combs co-founded EASTON+COMBS in 2004 with over ten years of professional experience in Germany, China, and the U.S. He received professional licensure in Germany in 1996 and in the U.S. in 2002. Throughout this period he participated in architectural projects of many scales and program types, from housing and public institutional buildings in re-unified Berlin to public transportation architecture in Hong Kong and elsewhere in Asia. In tandem with the founding of EASTON+COMBS, he began teaching design studios and has taught at Pratt Institute, City College of New York, and Cornell University. He has served as the Assistant Chair and then the Acting Chair of Undergraduate Architecture at Pratt Institute from 2007-2010. Lonn Combs is currently Clinical Associate Professor at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York.