Ted Landsmark, Board Member, Boston Redevelopment Authority; President Emeritus, Boston Architectural College

Dr. Theodore C. Landsmark is President Emeritus of the Boston Architectural College, after 17 years of service. The BAC is an independent, accredited spatial design college that is immersed in the design professions and in service to the City of Boston and the region. Ted currently serves as a member of the board of the Boston Redevelopment Authority. He is a Trustee of the American Architectural Foundation, a Fellow of the Design Future's Council and has facilitated sessions of the Mayor's Institute on City Design in cities including New York, Los Angeles, and Charleston. Ted is a member of the Boston Cultural Planning Steering Committee and a Trustee Emeritus of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston. He serves as a member of the Boards of Historic New England and of Historic Boston, the Boston Fund for the Arts, and the New England Foundation for the Arts.

Ted has served as a member of the Mayor of Boston's Green Ribbon and Climate Action Leadership Committees, the Advisory Committee for the National Trust for Historic Preservation Partner's Preservation Advisory Committee, and has been the longest serving board member of the Boston Society of Architects. His service to the American Institute of Architects includes: AIA Long Range Planning Advisory Group, Presidential Search Committee and National Chair for the AIA Committee on Diversity In 2006, Ted received the prestigious AIA Whitney Young Jr. Award. He has served as a Trustee of the American Society of Interior Designer Foundation, on the, and on the Real Estate Advisory Committee at MIT. He also served as the Director of Boston's Office of Community Partnerships.

Ted lectures internationally, and is Past President of the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB) and Past President of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture. He was the Dean of Graduate and Continuing Education at the Massachusetts College of Art.

Dr. Landsmark earned his B.A.,M.Env.D., and J.D. from Yale University and his Ph.D. in American Studies from Boston University. He was awarded an honorary D.F.A from Lesley University.