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Dennis Pieprz

Assoc. AIA, Principal, Sasaki Associates

At Sasaki, Dennis Pieprz plays a key role in the planning and urban design practice with specific emphasis on international work. His 25 years of both national and international experience encompass diverse project types including urban districts, new communities, campus environments, waterfronts, and urban regeneration. Through his design practice, Pieprz focuses on strategic thinking and creating value for clients. He approaches his urban design work collaboratively, integrating landscape, planning, and architecture with a critical understanding of the forces that shape contemporary cities. Educated at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design and the University of Toronto School of Architecture, Dennis speaks regularly at conferences and academic institutions and has participated on several international design competition juries. At Harvard University Graduate School of Design, Dennis teaches in the Professional Development program and in 2010 taught a studio focused on the Boston Innovation District. Pieprz has worked on award-winning projects recognized by the AIA, ASLA, and SCUP. He was inducted as an Honorary member of ASLA—a title bestowed upon only a handful of professionals nationwide, and he served as the youngest president of Sasaki from 2004 until 2011.