Anna Dyson

Associate Professor and Director, Center for Architecture Science and Ecology, School of Architecture

Anna Dyson teaches design, technology, and theory at the School of Architecture at Rensselaer. She is the director of The Center for Architecture, Science and Ecology (CASE) which hosts the Graduate Program in Architectural Sciences, concentration is Built Ecologies. She has worked as a design architect and product designer in several offices in Canada, Europe, and the United States. Her work has been exhibited in the MoMA Young Architects Series, and was a finalist in the international Next Generation Design Competition. Dyson holds multiple international patents for building systems inventions and is currently directing interdisciplinary research sponsored to develop new systems for on-site energy generation. Dyson received a Baccalauréat Général from Université Laval and a Master of Architecture from Yale University.


Università di Siena, History of Architecture, 1989 Université Laval, Baccalauréat Général, 1990 Yale University, Masters of Architecture, 1996

Research Focus
  • Building Architecture & Design
  • Built Ecologies
  • Building Energy Generation