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Faculty Details

Assistant Professor

Master of Architecture, Concentration in Urban Practice, The Catholic University School of Architecture & Planning
Master of Science in Sustainable Design, The Catholic University School of Architecture & Planning
Bachelor of Fine Arts, English, University of Hartford, Hartford Art School


Design Thinking
Color Theory
Fabrication/Furniture Design
Architecture and Art History
Painting and Writing


Responsibility of Design
Impacts of Color in Architecture

Subjects Taught: 

Design I
Design II
Contemporary Issues in Architecture
Introduction to Sustainability

Detailed Information

About Me: 

Professor Martín Paddack has several years of combined teaching experience in Architecture, Fine Arts and English in both North and South America, including posts at Howard University, The Catholic University of America, Montgomery College, The Corcoran College of Art and Design, The University of Cuenca and the University of Azuay in Ecuador. He is a professional architectural designer and artist who has lived and exhibited on three continents and has work in the permanent collections of various museums as well as other public and private collections all over the world. Martín is fluent in English and Spanish and also has a private architectural design consulting practice and has completed projects in residential architecture, furniture design and fabrication. His interests in architecture lie in clean, efficient, well-detailed modern design with a focus on light, color and sustainability. Most of all, Professor Paddack loves the vocation of teaching and is very dedicated to helping his students find the joy of creating in the world of design, and act as an advocate for them in their careers.


Design Thinking
Discursive Dialogue and Critical Thinking
Fabrication and Furniture Design
Color Theory
Sustainability and Social Responsibility in Design
All the Arts, especially Fine Arts


Bui Receives Honorable Mention in eVolo Magazine 2018 Skyscraper Competition

Fri, April 27, 2018

Fourth year Architecture student Huy Bui's project receives one of twenty-seven honorable mentions out of 526 projects that were submitted to the eVolo Magazine 2018 Skyscraper Competition. Read More >>

Architecture and Computer Science Students Collab on Howard West Design

Fri, March 30, 2018

The architectural design process of Howard West is underway. Architect Danish Kurani, in partnership with Google, Inc., led the Vision Workshop in the Howard H. Mackey Building yesterday to gauge computer science students' learning space needs directly through students' thoughts and suggestions. Read More >>


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