BA, Washington University in St. Louis
M.Arch and MCP, University of California, Berkeley
Undergraduate and graduate design studios
Jeffrey Carney, AIA, AICP is an architect and urban designer working at the interface of urbanism, infrastructure, and dynamic coastal ecosystems. In the fall of 2018, Jeff joined the University of Florida, School of Architecture as Associate Professor, and as Associate Director of the Florida Institute for Built Environment Resilience (FIBER). He was until recently the director of the LSU Coastal Sustainability Studio, a center dedicated to trans-disciplinary design research in the Lower Mississippi River Delta.
While leading the CSS Jeff co-directed his team’s award winning submission for the Changing Course competition called “The Giving Delta.” He led the development of the Louisiana Resiliency Assistance Program (LRAP) that continues to assist communities throughout Louisiana to build resilience and adaptive capacity. Jeff was PI on the project “Inland from the Coast”, a three-year grant supported by the Gulf Research Program of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The project studies the effects of inland flooding on community wellbeing in greater Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
During Jeff’s time as director the CSS raised over $7M through grants and contracts with the Kresge Foundation, EPA, NEA, HUD, FEMA, Gulf Restoration Program, the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority, and others. Jeff’s work with the CSS has been exhibited at the Venice Biennale, was awarded a collaborative practice award by the American Collegiate Schools of Architecture, and recognized through awards from the American Planning Association as well as the American Institute of Architects. Jeff received his BA from Washington University in St. Louis and master’s degrees in both architecture and city and regional planning from the University of California, Berkeley where he received the Branner Fellowship to study urbanism in locations around the world.