Judith K. De Jong
Judith K. De Jong is an architect, urbanist, and Associate Professor of Architecture at the University of Illinois at Chicago, whose work investigates the reciprocating relationships between architecture and the city, and the opportunities for design innovation in architectures and urbanisms of mass culture. Her book, New SubUrbanisms, was published in 2013. De Jong has received support from the Graham Foundation and the Great Cities Institute, where she was a 2011-2012 Faculty Scholar, and has presented at conferences in the U.S., Mexico City, Hong Kong, and Israel. She has written for MONU, Land Forum, CITE: The Architecture and Design Review of Houston, and The Journal of Architectural Education, among others, and contributed the essay “Suburban Town Center” to the Arsenal of Exclusion/Inclusion, part of the American exhibition at the 2009 International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam. Her proposal “How the Strip Mall Can Save Suburbia” was a finalist in the 2010 Build A Better Burb competition.