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William Mangold faculty photograph
William Mangold, NCIDQ
Assistant Professor, Interior Architecture & Design



URBN Center, Suite 410

William Mangold is an assistant professor in the Department of Architecture, Design & Urbanism at Drexel University. He served as director of the graduate program in Interior Architecture & Design from 2017-2022. His work brings together theory and practice, coupling ongoing research into socially responsible design with a hands-on approach to fabrication. Trained as a cabinet maker, William received degrees in Fine Arts and Architecture from the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD). In New York City he completed architectural renovation and restoration projects and taught at Pratt Institute, while working on a PhD in the Environmental Psychology program at The Graduate Center, CUNY. He is an editor of The People, Place, and Space Reader, an interdisciplinary volume addressing topics such as home, place identity, and public space. William is NCIDQ certified and with his partner, a textile designer, he currently maintains a small design studio in Philadelphia.


Ph.D. Candidate (ABD), Environmental Psychology, Graduate Center of the City University of New York
M.Phil., Graduate Center of the City University of New York
B.Arch., Rhode Island School of Design
B.F.A., Rhode Island School of Design

The People, Place, and Space Reader. Gieseking, Mangold, et al, editors. Routledge. 2014. companion website with edited contributions.

“Architecture and the Vicissitudes of Capitalism,” in Architecture in an Age of Uncertainty, edited by Benjamin Flowers. Ashgate Press. 2014.