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Quang Truong
Quang Truong

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Shattuck Hall 235

Master of Architecture, Yale University, 2008
Bachelor of Arts, Dartmouth College, 2001

Quang Truong is an architect, writer, and educator whose work examines the relationship between technology and the built environment. 

Quang is currently leading a practice called Polytechnica, which provides architectural services, design consulting, conducts research, and is developing data-based architectural and urban planning tools. He is an adjunct professor at Portland State University and the University of Oregon, having previously taught and served on design review juries at Yale, Columbia, Pratt, Parsons, NYIT, and NJIT. Quang is the author of a forthcoming book from Birkhauser tentatively titled “Advanced Materials and Technology in Architecture.” 

Previously, Quang was a project architect with over 15 years of professional experience in the offices of Diller Scofidio + Renfro, Richard Meier, Steven Holl, Rick Joy, and Lever Architecture. He has designed and completed museums, skyscrapers, and high-end residences, and has professionally deployed advanced materials and technologies such as FRP composites, mass timber, and aerospace-specific parametric software. Quang is a licensed architect in the states of New York and Oregon. 

Quang received a Master in Architecture from Yale University and a bachelors degree from Dartmouth College, where he studied art and engineering. He has been invited to speak at universities, organizations, and conferences internationally. He was born in a Vietnamese refugee camp and currently lives in Portland, Oregon. Quang’s parents were both graduates of Portland State University.