Christopher A. Roach is a San Francisco based architect and urbanist with over 14 years of experience in the profession and a deep commitment to both the craft and the intellectual ambition of architecture. He has worked at several notable offices in San Francisco and Germany, and has engaged with a wide range of projects types, from custom residences and affordable housing to commercial offices and academic institutions. He holds a Bachelor of Architecture with Honors from the University of Texas at Austin, and Master of Architecture in Urban Design with distinction from the Harvard Graduate School of Design. Christopher received several awards for his work at Harvard, including the Urban Design Thesis Prize and the Gerald M. McCue Medal. He is a long-time member of SPUR, and has written for several publications including OnSite and the ASLA blog Dirt. He is currently an adjunct professor of architecture at CCA, where he teaches studios and seminars in the MArch and BArch programs.