Scott Newman, FAIA


Scott Newman, FAIA, leads the cultural and educational practice at Cooper Robertson. He has nearly forty years of experience in the planning and design of complex cultural and educational projects. He joined Cooper Robertson in 1984, became a partner in the firm in 1998, and is a member of the firm’s management committee. The American Institute of Architects elevated him to the College of Fellows in 2015.

One of the foremost museum planners and designers in the country, Scott has served as partner-in-charge of the firm’s work with more than thirty museums, including the Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Yale Center for British Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Art Institute of Chicago, Gettysburg, and Monticello. His contributions to the educational and cultural landscape of New York City also include major projects for the Ethical Culture Fieldston School, School Construction Authority, Columbia University, City University of New York, and the Department of Parks and Recreation.

Scott received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Pennsylvania and his Master of Architecture from the University of Oregon. He is a registered architect in sixteen states.


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