Elliot J. Glassman, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP BD+C, CPHD

Elliot Glassman is an architect specializing in sustainable design. He obtained his Bachelors of Architecture from the New Jersey Institute of Technology and earned a Masters of Design Studies degree with a concentration in sustainability from Harvard University.

Elliot has practiced architecture in New York City, Jerusalem, and Tel Aviv, and is licensed in New York State. He has worked on several types of projects including multi‐family residential, mixed‐use buildings, commercial, religious/institutional, medical, and hospitality.

Elliot is currently working as a sustainability consultant in NYC helping fellow architects create high performance buildings. His work incorporates a variety of building simulation tools with parametric design techniques in order to generate environmentally responsive design solutions.


2018 Certificate of Recognition for Excellent Submissions to Project StaSIO, ASHRAE and IBPSA-USA Building Performance Analysis Conference and SimBuild 2018
2012 Harvard Green Carpet Award
2011 Special Recognition for AIA Design for Aging Review Student Competition
2005 Excellence in Design Award Honorable Mention
2005 NJSOA Architecture Medal
2004 Autodesk Innovation Award ‐ Winner, Student Division
2004 Herman C. Litwak Award
2003 Ecoplan Scholarship for Design
2003 Project for River Vale public safety complex selected by township officials
2002 Excellence in Design Award
2002 1st prize for an urban design and architectural scheme for Newark Boathouse project


2017 Strategic Sunlight Interview in in Net Zero Buildings magazine, November issue
2016 Leveraging Simulation Interview in Net Zero Buildings magazine, July issue
2015 Multi-Objective Parametric Studies of Exterior Shading During Early Design Phases 14th International Conference of the International Building Performance Simulation Association, Hyderabad, India.
2013 Facade Optimization Using Parametric Design and Future Climate Scenarios 13th International Conference of the International Building Performance Simulation Association, Chambery, France.
2012 Project "Inter‐generational Community" featured in AIA Publication "Design for Aging Review, 11th Edition".
2005 Comprehensive studio project “Venice Glassworks” included in publication “Studio Magazine”.
2004 The River Vale NJIT Alumni Magazine, Fall


2011 Organized the Harvard GSD Sukkah Design-Build competition and served as project manager
2004 Design for the River Vale public safety complex displayed at the Autodesk University conference
2004 Studio design work displayed by NJIT at the ACM/SIGGRAPH conference in Los Angeles
2003 Studio design work displayed by NJIT at the Arcadia conference at Ball State University
2002 “Redeveloping the Newark Waterfront” at Connection Newark Gallery Hall


2018 Integrating Computational Design Into a Collaborative Process: Enabling Architects & Engineers to Leverage Tools & Access Data at The Right Time (Keynote), 2nd Annual Advancing Computational Building Design Conference, New York, NY
2017 Utilizing Performance Simulation in Professional Practice: The Promise and the Pitfalls, 15th International Conference of the International Building Performance Simulation Association, San Francisco, CA
2016 Daylight: The Measurable and the Immeasurable, Building Energy Exchange (BEEx), NYC
2015 Data Driven Design Techniques for Environmental Performance, Architecture Boston Expo (ABX), Boston
2013 DIVA + Grasshopper Studies for Climate Responsive Evaluation and Optimization, DIVA Day, NYC