Anthony Vanky is a project director and former partner strategist at the MIT Senseable City Lab, and a PhD candidate in Urban Studies and Planning at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Anthony holds prior degrees from the MIT and Tulane University. Trained as an urban designer and architect, he has worked on projects across the United States, and his design work has been exhibited widely, including at the Venice Architectural Biennale, the Dutch Design Week, Gwangju Design Biennale, and New Orleans DesCours.
At the MIT Senseable City Lab, Anthony’s research considers the use of new, pervasive sensing technologies on urban planning processes. Anthony has organized workshops and presentations on issues of design, technology and urbanism for organizations including Volkswagen AG, Chrysler, Harvard University, Skanska Worldwide Research & Development, and the Smithsonian Institution. He has also been published in both academic and popular publications, including as a former contributor to Metropolis Magazine and the American Institute of Architects.
Beyond his research and design endeavors, Anthony is an active leader in the architectural profession. He previously served in national leadership capacities in each of the five governing organization for the profession of architecture in the United States.
His curriculum vitae & other information are available by request.