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Stéphanie Feldman, AIA, RA, NCARB
Associate Teaching Professor
Associate Teaching Professor



ScF Designs
URBN Center A420

Stéphanie Feldman teaches architecture design studio and Contemporary Japanese Architecture at Drexel University's Westphal College of Media Arts & Design. She has taught at the University of Pennsylvania's School of Design and is a regular design review critic in the US, Japan and France. She has received awards from the National Science Foundation, Yale University, and the University of Pennsylvania, and was recently nominated for an adjunct teaching award at Drexel University.


Ms. Feldman owes her in-depth understanding of the practical and theoretical dimensions of architecture and design to a rich blend of educational, work, and life experiences. She received her BA in Architecture and Urban Studies from Yale University, her Masters in Architecture from the University of Pennsylvania, and a business degree from ISEA-ITL in Paris, France. She has also studied at the Sorbonne (Paris) and Waseda University (Tokyo).


Prior to founding her own firm, ScF Designs, Stéphanie Feldman worked at FxFowle/FxCollaborative (New York), WRT (Philadelphia), WRT/Solomon ETC (San Francisco), and Kisho Kurokawa and Associates (Tokyo).

M. Arch, University of Pennsylvania
BA in Architecture and Urban Studies, Yale University
BTS Management Degree, ISEA-ITL, Paris, France
“Roppongi Hills: Globalization or The New Tokyo Landscape”, unpublished manuscript, in progress, 2005-

Stéphanie Feldman is a long time Japanese Architecture specialist. She has researched and written about Mega Projects in Japan.

Her most recent research focused on interviewing architects, engineers and developers in Tokyo about current architectural and urban trends in Japan, particularly those related to the postponed Tokyo Olympics as well as the effects of COVID-19.  Based on this research, a manuscript  “The XXXII Olympiad & the Effects of COVID-19 on Architecture and Urbanism in Japan” is in progress.

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