Carey Clouse
Carey Clouse
Professor of Architecture and Landscape Architecture

Carey Clouse
Office: Design Building 327
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SMArchS, Architecture and Urbanism, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
BArch, University of Oregon

Carey Clouse is a Professor in Architecture and Landscape Architecture.  She holds a post-professional degree (SMArchS) in Architecture and Urbanism from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a BArch from the University of Oregon.  Clouse is the recipient of a Fulbright-Nehru Senior Research Fellowship to India and the Enterprise Rose Architectural Fellowship in New Orleans, LA. Clouse teaches courses that address the overlap between social justice, environmental stewardship, and urbanism.  In an effort to bolster interdisciplinary research and learning at UMass, she teaches in both the architecture department and the landscape architecture regional planning department (LARP). In addition to teaching, she is co-partner of Crookedworks, an architecture-design-build firm.


  • Climate-Adaptive Design in High Himalayan Villages.  New York: Routledge, 2021.

  • With Alpa Nawre: “H2O” Journal of Architectural Education. 2020. 74:1, p. 2-3. DOI: 10.1080/10464883.2020.1697139

  • “Climate Adaptive Design: Building up Ladakh’s Ice Stupas” Landscape Journal. 2019; 38:1-2, p.25-41. DOI: 10.3368/lj.38.1-2.25

  • “Seeking Appropriate Methods: The Role of Public-Interest Design Advocacy in the High Himalaya” Routledge Companion to Architecture and Social Engagement. Ed. Farhan Karim. New York: Routledge, 2018. 102-114.

  • With Zachary Lamb. “The Batture Effect” Landscape Journal. 2018. 36: 1, p. 1-13. DOI: 10.3368/lj.36.1.1

  • “The Himalayan Ice Stupa: Ladakh’s Climate Adaptive Water Cache” Journal of Architectural Education. 2017; 71:2, p.247-251. DOI: 10.1080/10464883.2017.1340781

  • “Hyper-local Foodscapes: Cuba’s Experience with Urban Agriculture” Dérive. April-June: 67, 2017. 17-20. ISSN: 16088131. Accessible here.


​LANDARCH  397D - Studio IV
LANDARCH  601 - Recreation Plan&Des
LANDARCH 504 - Studio IV