Marc Simmons

Marc Simmons is Associate Professor of the Practice at the MIT School of Architecture + Planning. He has taught previously at Columbia GSAPP, Princeton University SOA, Pratt Institute GAUD and most recently served as Ventulett Chair in Architectural Design at the Georgia Institute of Technology's School of Architecture.

Marc is Founding Principal of global multi-disciplinary design, consulting and engineering practice Front Inc. (www.frontinc.com), with offices in New York, San Francisco, Seattle, Hong Kong and London.

Marc holds both Bachelor of Architecture and Bachelor of Environmental Studies from the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada.


B ARCH, University of Waterloo
B ES, University of Waterloo

Academic Experience

- 2017
Ventulett Chair in Architectural Design, Georgia Institute of Technology
2017 - 2017
Visiting Professor, Pratt Institute
Lecturer, Princeton University
Adjunct Lecturer, Columbia Universtity

Professional Experience

Founding Principal, Front Inc
2000 -
Associate, Facade Group Leader, Dewhurst Macfarlane and Partners
1996 -
Associate, Meinhardt Facade Technology
1993 - 1996
Architect, Foster and Partners