Preston Scott Cohen is the principal designer at Preston Scott Cohen, Inc. In addition to his architectural design practice, Cohen is the Gerald McCue Professor of Architecture at Harvard University Graduate School of Design, where he was Chair of the Department of Architecture from 2008 to 2013. His buildings aim to exemplify an expanding repertoire of architectural form, a goal directly related to the first year curriculum that he coordinated at the GSD for a period of twenty years.

Cohen is author of Lightfall (Rizzoli 2017), The Return Of Nature, Sustaining Architecture in the Face of Sustainability, with Erika Naginski (Routledge 2014), Contested Symmetries (Princeton Architectural Press, 2001) and numerous theoretical and historical essays.

Cohen’s work has been widely published and exhibited internationally at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, The Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles and the Fogg Museum of Art, Harvard. His work is the subject of numerous theoretical assessments by renowned critics and historians including Michael Kimmelman, Nicolai Ouroussoff, Antoine Picon, Sylvia Lavin, Terry Riley, and Rafael Moneo.

Cohen has held faculty positions at Princeton University (1997), Rhode Island School of Design (1993), and Ohio State University (1989). He was the Frank Gehry International Chair at the University of Toronto (2004) and the Perloff Professor at the University of California, Los Angeles (2002).


Carl Dworkin received his M. Arch from Harvard Graduate School Design where he was awarded the AIA Henry Adams Medal for overall academic achievement. Carl received his B.A. from Yale University where he received the Louis Sudler Prize for the Arts. He has worked for Preston Scott Cohen, Inc. for four years on numerous projects, as well as developing proposals alongside Preston Scott Cohen. Carl specializes in the generation of architectural geometry, three-dimensional modeling, computational scripting, BIM Revit, programming, schematic design, and detailed design development.


Yi Xiao received her master degree in architecture from Columbia University and University of Manitoba, Canada. Before joining Preston Scott Cohen, Inc. in 2011, she worked for Asymptote Architecture, Michael Sorkin Studio, and Verne Reimber Architecture. She is the project coordinator for of all the Chinese projects in the office. Her specialties are programming, design, project coordination and management.


Mark Eichler received a M.Arch from the Harvard Graduate School of Design, and a B.Arch from the Syracuse University School of Architecture. Since joining Preston Scott Cohen, Inc. in 2015, he has been involved in the schematic design and design development of several international projects. His specialties are three-dimensional modeling, and BIM Revit.


Nemlich is a licensed Israeli architect and received his professional education from Technion University in Tel Aviv. Currently, he is the Project Architect for the Tel Aviv Museum of Art, the Taiyuan Museum of Art and the Datong Library. He has developed remarkable techniques for working within the difficult geometric forms of these projects, integrating structural and mechanical systems by combining traditional and computational means. Prior to joining PSC Inc in 2005, he was at Ada Karmi and Partners where, from 1998 to 2004, he served as the Project Architect for the Rothchild Open University in Ra'anana (43,000 m2, 70M$).


Gilles Quintal is a licensed architect in the United States and Canada. He specializes in real estate development projects, project management and construction administration. He received a B. Arch from University of Montreal, and a Master Degree in Real Estate Development from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. At Preston Scott Cohen, Inc. Quintal leads contract negotiations, program writing, project delivery coordination, zoning and code analysis, community consultations, planning reviews and permitting. Quintal is from Quebec and speaks English and French.


John M. Stanton, CPA, has over 30 years of experience providing personalized tax planning and compliance services. His expertise is Architectural, construction, real estate and professional service industries. He received his Bachelor of Accounting and Masters in Taxation from Bentley University. He is certified by the American Institute of Public Accountants and the Massachusetts Society of Public Accountants.