Trevor Boddy
Trevor Boddy
Architecture Critic + Curator

Trevor Boddy is a critic and curator of contemporary architecture and a Vancouver-based consulting urban designer. His books, articles, exhibitions and consulting are dedicated to exploring the relationship between design and contemporary city-building. The clarity, insights and public-mindedness of his writing on buildings and cities have been awarded the Alberta Book of the Year and Jack Webster Journalism prizes, Western Magazine Award, the Architecture Canada/Royal Architectural Institute of Canada’s 2010 Advocacy Award, membership in Lambda Alpha International (the honorary organization for real estate professionals), and an Honorary Membership in the American Institute of Architects and the Bulgarian Union of Architects. At the 2011 UIA World Congress of Architecture in Tokyo, Boddy’s essay (for A/V in Madrid) on contemporary design in his country entitled “MEGA + MICRO: Canada, Innovation at the Extremes” was commended for the UIA/CICA’s Pierre Vago Prize for best architectural criticism published worldwide. His most recent books are: CITY-BUILDER: The Architecture of James K M Cheng (Images, Melbourne); Glacier Skywalk, and Stantec: Airports (both Figure 1 Press, Vancouver). In 2005 he was named Fellow of New York’s Institute for Urban Design, and in 2016 of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada. He has held academic positions at UBC, Oregon, Manitoba, Carleton and Toronto, and lectures globally on contemporary design.

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