Ann Sussman

President of the Human Architecture + Planning Institute 

Ann Sussman, RA, serves as president of the Human Architecture + Planning Institute (, a nonprofit devoted to improving the design of the built environment through education and research. Her book Cognitive Architecture, Designing for How We Respond to the Build Environment, 2nd ed (2021) features, in a first, color images of eye-tracked architecture. Keen to bridge disciplines, she currently teaches the course, Buildings, Biology + the Brain, at the Boston Architectural College (BAC).


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