Clifton Fordham, RA, IFMA, LEED AP

Clifton Fordham, RA, IFMA, LEED AP

Clifton Fordham is a registered architect and principal of Clifton Fordham Architect based in Philadelphia.  He has led projects for internationally recognized architectural firms including KieranTimberlake Associates, Voith & MacTavish Architects, Rafael Vinoly Architects, and Gensler.  His project experience includes the Penn Law School Lecture Hall Renovation, the Smilow Research Center Tower at the University of Pennsylvania, and the D’Angelo University Center at St. John’s University.

Prior to teaching at Temple, Professor Fordham taught at Howard University and Philadelphia University.  His current teaching is in the areas of design, building technology, sustainability, and professional practice.  Academic investigations include issues of contemporary architectural detailing and building performance.  At the center of his inquiries are questions of how building technology and design can play a greater role in addressing contemporary environmental and social challenges.