Five College Associate Professor of Architecture and Design

Thom Long

Members of the Rehamping student group work on the Roos-Rohde House
Thom Long
Five College Associate Professor of Architecture and Design
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Thom Long
Lemelson Center for Design
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Thom Long, Five College associate professor of architecture and design holds a B.Arch. from Roger Williams University and an M.S. in Advanced Architectural Design from Columbia University. 

Thom is a practicing architect and graphic designer. His work, in practice and theory, explores concepts of communication through and across various design disciplines. His work is highly
interdisciplinary, taking on a broad range of projects including architecture, interior design, print and web design, corporate branding, film and multimedia. He is the owner and creative director
of Idea Collective, a creative studio focused on brand, environment and ideation. Idea Collective is a five person creative team inventing unique brands, interior design experiences, and print and
digital media in many different industries. It functions as a collective connecting with an array of local and regional artists and creatives. As well, he is designer and collaborator with Wodiczko
+ Bonder, an art and architectural practice focused on public art and design––the team recently completed the Memorial for the Abolition of Slavery in Nantes, France. He has taught architecture
studios at Columbia University and the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

As a Five College joint-appointed professor, he teaches a variety of architecture and graphic design courses at Hampshire College, Mount Holyoke College, and Amherst College.  

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