Faith Baum

Faith Baum received her Bachelor of Arts (1973) and Master of Architecture (1978) degrees from the University of Pennsylvania. An active member of the BSA, AIA and IIDA, she is a registered architect in the states of Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Pennsylvania, and a member of NCIDQ. In addition to thirty years of architectural practice, Faith has created curriculum and degree programs for the Boston Architectural College, served as guest critic at numerous universities, and presents and writes for industry conferences and journals.

Academic research/areas of interest

Baum’s academic and practice interests coalesce. She holds a strong belief that everyone deserves good design achieved through collaboration and research. Her present academic interests focus on human factors and design with material color for three dimensional space. She investigates human perception and the creation of physical comfort in the built environment.

  • BA, University of Pennsylvania
  • MARC, University of Pennsylvania


Apparel Design Architecture Ceramics Digital + Media Experimental and Foundation Studies Film / Animation / Video Furniture Design Glass Graduate Studies Graphic Design History, Philosophy + the Social Sciences Illustration Industrial Design Interior Architecture Jewelry + Metalsmithing Landscape Architecture Literary Arts + Studies Painting Photography Printmaking Sculpture Teaching + Learning in Art + Design Textiles Theory + History of Art + Design