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Ochsner, Jeffrey Karl, FAIA

Address: Department of Architecture, University of Washington, Box 355720
City: Seattle
State: WA
Zip: 98195-5720
Phone: 206-685-8454

Specialty/Practice Description:

Jeffrey Karl Ochsner is a professor in the Department of Architecture at the University of Washington where he has taught for more than three decades in the areas of architectural design, architectural history, urban design and historic preservation. He is also a registered architect and a Fellow of the AIA. He has authored several books and multiple articles, including articles that explore the experience of place through a psychoanalytic frame. He is an Educator Associate of the American Psychoanalytic Association and a community member of COR, NPSI and SPSI.

Selected publications that draw on psychoanalysis

Ochsner, J. K. (1997). A Space of Loss: The Vietnam Veterans Memorial. JAE: Journal of Architectural Education 50, no. 3: 156-171.
Ochsner, J. K. (2015). The Staten Island September 11 Memorial: Creativity, Mourning and the Experience of Loss. In Adele Tutter and Léon Wurmser, eds., Grief and Its Transcendence: Memory, Identity, Creativity Routledge, pp. 30-47.  
Ochsner, J. K. (2016). Meditations on the Empty Chair: The Form of Mourning and Reverie." American Imago 73, no. 2: 131-163. 
Ochsner, J. K. (2018). The Experience of Prospect and Refuge: Frank Lloyd Wright's Houses as Holding Environments. American Imago 75, no. 2: 179-211. 


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