Adam Gross

Kea Professor
Kea Distinguished Professor
Spring 2010
Ayers Saint Gross Architects and Planners

Adam is a Principal with Ayers Saint Gross and has more than 30 years of experience in campus planning and architectural design of various building types. In addition, he has written and lectured extensively on urban design, collegiate architecture and master planning. He received a Bachelor of Architecture in 1978 from Syracuse University and participated in Design Studio, Harvard Graduate School of Design in 1976. 


Adam Gross is the University of Maryland's School of Architecture's Kea Distinguished Professor for the Spring 2010 semester. The Kea endowment was established early in the School's history and is the highest honor that the Architecture Program can bestow. This endowment permits the program to engage outstanding individuals in the field with architecture students and faculty.


Adam's duties as Kea Distinguished Professor will involve a series of six day-long engagements with the 14 students in the ARCH Master's Thesis in Architecture. It will also include a public lecture this spring. This follows Adam's teaching engagement as the Fay Jones visiting Chair at the University of Arkansas where he taught in 2007/2008